ART113 European Art 1850-1920 (8)
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.
Subject availability
Session 1 (30)
Wagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.
Subject Information
Grading System
One session
School of Communication and Creative Industries
Assumed Knowledge
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to demonstrate knowledge of the major developments in art, design and photography in Europe during the period studied;
  • be aware of some of the wider social, literary and philosophical backgrounds to the production of art during the period studied;
  • possess skills required for and confidence in analysing works of visual art.
The subject will cover the following topics:
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
Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

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The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.