Documents of the History of Art
Module code: HA2319 (double module)
This module will introduce you to a range of art historical documents, from artist’s notes, sketches, diaries and letters, to biographical accounts and avant-garde manifestoes. You will learn how to engage with, and interpret these documents critically and productively, assessing their terminology, values, agenda and audience address.
This is a double-weighted module. Additional workshop will allow you to study the art historical documents encountered in HA2219 in greater depth and from different critical perspectives.
- 10 hours of lectures
- 10 hours of seminars
- 10 hours of practical classes and workshops
- 270 hours of guided independent study
- Analysis of primary document information content and value, 2,500 words (50%)
- Unseen documents exam, 2 hours (50%)