VAM4084 - The Culture and Imagery of Cities
12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL
Postgraduate Faculty of Arts
Leader: Leigh Astbury
Not offered in 2008
The nature and role of the image of the city from first settlement and the development of city architecture from late colonial to Federation. The formation of nineteenth and early twentieth-century Australian taste will be studied with reference to the foundation of the National Gallery of Victoria, significant private collections and the establishment of academies, schools of design and art societies, as well as gardens, cemeteries, and war memorials.
First seminar paper (2500 words): 25%
2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week