L3 Art History

13ARTH
Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

Students have a one hour video conference lecture each week with their art history teacher, and study independently for the other three classes, for a total of four timetabled hours a week. They may choose to specialise in either Renaissance or Modernist study options. Course endorsement and scholarship study are available. Collaborative knowledge building and technology will be used to support and enhance learning in this course. Access to a computer or similar portable device is essential.

Topics covered:

Late Renaissance to Mannerism:

The influence of classical ruins and writings, inspiring human achievement, religious faith and the rise of the individual, and the politics and corruption of powerful leaders are all included in a study of mid-to-late fifteenth-century Italian culture and contexts, to be explored through painting, sculpture and architecture. Artists studied include Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael and Titian.

Early Modernism 1900–1940:

Freud, psychoanalysis and the unconscious mind; the study of dreams, philosophy, theosophy, primitivism and utopianism; the politics and violence of war, social change heralded by science, technology, industrialisation and consumerism; and the politics of socialism and communism are all included in a study of early twentieth-century European culture and contexts, to be explored through Modernist art styles including Cubism, Orphism, Futurism, Fauvism, German Expressionism, Abstraction, De Stilj, Dada, and Surrealism. Artists studied include Picasso, Matisse, Mondrian, Kandinsky, Beckmann, Duchamp, Hoch, Magritte, and Dali.

Credits available:

20 credits will be available for a full year of learning and assessment in this course – 16 internally assessed credits & 4 externally assessed credits.




Recommended Prior Learning

Senior Art is helpful


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91482 v2 Art History 3.1 - Demonstrate understanding of style in art works
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91483 v2 Art History 3.2 - Examine how meanings are communicated through art works
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91484 v2 Art History 3.3 - Examine the relationship(s) between art and context
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91485 v2 Art History 3.4 - Examine the impact of media and processes on art works
3
I
4
Y
4r *
A.S. 91486 v1 Art History 3.5 - Construct an argument based on interpretation of research in art history
3
I
4
Y
4r *
A.S. 91487 v1 Art History 3.6 - Examine the different values placed on art works
3
I
4
Y
4r *
A.S. 91488 v2 Art History 3.7 - Examine the relationship(s) between a theory and art works
3
I
4
Y
4r *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 28

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 28 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Pathway Tags

Historian