Module Identifier AH10120  
Academic Year 2003/2004  
Co-ordinator Ms Moira M Vincentelli  
Semester Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters)  
Other staff Mr Christopher P Webster, Professor John Harvey, Mr Julian Ruddock, Mr Simon J Pierse  

Brief description

The course is delivered through one lecture a week in four 5-week sections based on themes that span World Art and make links between the past and very recent work.   
The module is initiated by a lecture introducing the problem of periods and style categorisation in art history. These issues will be followed up in the four main themes: the Artist, the Body, Landscape and Environment and the Art of the `Other'. Each lecture will focus on a specific issue and each of the four sections will cover a range of historical periods coming up to contemporary art. Each block will be tested at the end of the 5-lecture section by a Computer test.


Reading Lists

Schneider Adams, L (1996) Methodologies of Art, and Introduction Oxford: Boulder and Westview
Buck, L & Dodd, P (1991) Relative Values London: BBC Books
Berger, John (1972) Ways of Seeing London: BBC Books
Vasari, Georgio (ed Bull) (1965) Lives of Artists London: Penguin Books
Chadwick, W (1990) Women, Art and Society London: Thames and Hudson
Godfrey, T (1998) Conceptual Art London: Phaidon
Martin, PW & Jarvis, R (1992) Reviewing Romanticism Basingstoke: Macmillan
Licht, F (1980) The Origins of the Modern Temper in Art London: J Murray
Thompson, K (1991) Angels and Aliens: UFOs and the Mythic Imagination New York: Fawcett Columbine
Brennan, M (1987) Wordsworth, Turner and the Romantic Landscape: A Study of the Traditions of the Picturesque and the Sublime SC, Camden House
Andrews, M (1999) Landscape and Western Art Oxford University Press
Hill, Susan (ed) (1991) The Myth of Primitivism, Perspectives on Art London: Routledge
Blazwick, I & Wilson, S (2000) Tate Modern: the Handbook London: Tate Publishing
Meecham, P & Sheldon, J (2000) Modern Art: A Critical Introduction London: Routledge
Honour, H & Fleming (1982) A World History of Art London: Mcamillan
Fernie, E (1995) Art History and its Methods, a critical anthology London: Phaidon


This module is at CQFW Level 4