Fine Arts - History of Art

Short Desc: n/a
Ref Code: VWE23
Tutor: not to be held in 2021
No of Hours: 60 (1 year course)
Level: Matsec - Int/Adv
Progression: Yes
Fee: Euro

not to be held in Feb 2021

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Synopsis of Course:

This class assumes no previous knowledge of History of Art and is suitable for the diverse range of candidates who wish to develop their interest in, and enjoyment of, the study of History of Art. Lectures are also designed to help prepare candidates who wish to sit for Art A’level (Paper 3) and improve their ability to write (i) a Critical Analysis, (ii) a Comparative Essay and (iii) a Synoptic Essay.

Through this class, students will attain a good overall comprehension of the various periods in the history of art from Prehistory to Contemporary. The syllabus provides a set list of works which is meant to serve as a reference to guide students towards an introductory understanding of the history of western art.

Aims and Objectives:

Improve technical proficiency in art history
Develop an aesthetic awareness to various styles and Visual Expressions
Understand iconography and meaning
Improve critical and technical analysis
Ability to respond to themes and visual images

Develop a reflective and comparative competences to respond and analyse works of art
Ability to discuss knowledgeable art history