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Perspectives on post-war practices 3B (3 points)


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Caulfield Second semester 2003 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2003 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2004 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: The shift of cultural power from Europe to America and the role of art and design in the formation of cultural identity. Abstract-expressionism, pop art, formalism, conceptual art, performance art, neo-expressionism, and the issues raised by varieties of postmodernism. Introduction to feminist analyses of art, the re-writing of art history and the history of visual culture and the influence of the theory of semiotics.

Assessment: Short essay (1200 words) 40% + Long essay (1500 words) including class presentation 55% + Reader discussion 5%

Contact Hours: 2 hours lecture/seminar/tutorial and 4 independent study hours per week

Prerequisites: 2 second-year level TAD units

Prohibitions: TAD2102, TAD2112, TAD3102

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