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Some of the most significant artistic movements of the modern age were borne out of the shifting face of European society during the 18th and 19th centuries.
In this online unit, Art in the Age of Revolution, offered by Open Universities Australia and Curtin University, you'll explore some of the most critical historical underpinnings of artistic and ideological movements like Romanticism, Classicism and Realism.
Understand the political and social contexts of each movement, as you examine issues such as the French Revolution, industrialisation and the role of women and femininity in art history.
In order to enrol in this unit, it is recommended that you have completed the following unit, or possess equivalent knowledge:
This unit is a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
In this art history unit, the topics you will study include:
An appreciation for the socio-historical contexts contributing to modern art will position you well across any field of art theory. You'll complete this unit with a sound understanding of the often volatile factors that spurred some of the most recognisable art movements of the modern age. You will also receive credit for this unit in a number of art and visual culture degree programs.
If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this unit, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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