AHT100 2019

 

AHT100 Art History and Theory 1

Coordinator: Dr Georgina Cole 
georgina.cole@nas.edu.au

Course outline

Guides and handouts

Glossary of art and architecture terms
Visual analysis guide
Architectural analysis guide
Essay writing guide
Making an image list
Link to Chicago Manual of Style:  http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/tools_citationguide.html
Information on citing, bibliographies and paraphrasing:  http://www.plagiarism.org/citing-sources/overview/

 


Assessments

Object analysis, due Friday 12 April 2019
Instructions:

Mid-year visual exam, Monday 24 June
Image list:

Research essay, due Friday 27 September 2019
Questions:

Final visual exam, Monday 21 October 2019
Image list:

Turnitin instructions
Class ID:    20407623
Enrolment key: AHT100

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Additional reading on Djangkawu creation story: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT100_Yalangbara.pdf

Tutorial readings

Semester one
Week 1:   Ancient Greece: ideal bodies in sculpture and architecture 
Reading 1: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT100_Clark.pdf
Reading 2: Stewart
Lecture images: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT100_Greece.pdf

Week 2:   Buddhist art in Ancient India 

Week 3:   The Gothic cathedral 
Reading: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT100_Pevsner.pdf
Lecture images: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT100_Gothic.pdf

Week 4: Islamic and Ottoman art and architecture
Reading:
Images:

Week 5:  Late medieval painting
Reading: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT100_Miles.pdf
Lecture images: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT100_Trecento.pdf

Week 6:  Traditions of Chinese landscape painting 
Reading: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT100_Kuo.pdf
Additional reading on art materials and techniques:  http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT100_Silbergeld.pdf
Lecture images: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT100_China.pdf

Week 7: The Renaissance: Masaccio, Donatello, Botticelli
Reading: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT100_Leornardo.pdf
Lecture images: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT100_Renaissance.pdf

Week 8:  The High Renaissance: Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael
http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT100_Vasari.pdf
Lecture images: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT100_HighRenaissance.pdf

Week 9:  Art in Northern Europe: Van Eyck, Van der Weyden, Durer
Week 10:   Caravaggio and Artemisia in seventeenth-century Rome
Reading: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/Garrard_Gentileschi.pdf
Lecture images: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT100_BaroquePainting.pdf


Week 12: The artist at court: Rubens and Velazquez

Week 14: Poussin, Claude, and the classical landscape / the theatre of Versailles 
Reading: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT100_Chastel.pdf
Lecture images: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/C17 Landscape and Versailles.pdf


Semester two
Week 16: Art in the Dutch Republic 
Reading: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT100_Alpers.pdf
Lecture images: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT100_Dutch.pdf

Excerpts from Svetlana Alpers'  The Art of Describing: Dutch Art in the Seventeenth Century (Chicago, 1983):
Intro: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT100_Alpers_intro.pdf
Chapter 5: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT100_Alpers_ch5_Words.pdf
Epilogue: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT100_Alpers_Epilogue.pdf

Week 17:  Reason and feeling in eighteenth-century French art 
Reading: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT100_Diderot.pdf
Lecture images: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT100_Rococo.pdf

Week 19: Chinese art in the eighteenth century: Qing to chinoiserie
Images:

Week 20: Art vs craft: an introduction to material culture 
Reading:http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT100_Vickery.pdf
Lecture images: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/Art vs. Craft.pdf

Week 21:   Social objects: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art
Reading 1: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT100_Yunupingu.pdf

Week 24:   Romanticism I: Goya, Friedrich, Turner
Reading: 
Week 25:  Romanticism II: Ingres, Delacroix, Gericault, (GC)
http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT100_BlayneyBrown.pdf
Lecture images: http://www.nasaht.com.au/web_images/AHT_Romanticism2.pdf