This subject introduces students to the study of European art, focussing on those developments which established the foundations of modern art. The subject identifies some of the major concepts, themes, movements and stylistic developments in art during the period 1850-1920. Aspects of the history of the decorative arts and design and of photography are included.
School of Communication and Creative Industries
The subject will cover the following topics: Romanticism and Realism Impressionism Ruskin and the Pre-Raphaelites The Arts and Crafts Movement Photography - history and influences Post-Impressionism Symbolism and Art Nouveau The Fauves Cubism, Futurism, Vorticism Expressionism
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