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Start date: 10/01/2018 - Bristol School of Art - Queens Road, Bristol
End date: 21/03/2018
Duration: 8 weeks

Day(s): Wednesday
Course length: 8 weeks
Qualifications: None
Code: TBC
Cost: £70

Bristol School of Art - Queens Road, Bristol

Queens Road
Clifton
Bristol
BS8 1PX

Switchboard: 0117 9736259
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Email: info@sgscol.ac.uk

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Course Detail

Art History

Part time course

Summary

This course will offer students the opportunity to become acquainted with the issues surrounding art history through a lively programme of lectures, seminars and studio-based activities. Students of all experience levels are welcome to join this class. This course does not lead to a formal qualification

What will I learn?

Students will learn about significant artists and art movements from all over the world and from a wide variety of different historical periods. Emphasis will also be made on linking contemporary and traditional art forms. It is expected that the class will be made up of students with mixed levels of knowledge and prior experience. Students who are new to Art History will build a good, general art historical vocabulary and learn about basic style recognition and central issues of importance to this subject. Intermediate/ Advanced students will build upon students existing knowledge and focus on (amongst other things) close image analysis, art historical methodologies and gallery culture

How will the course be delivered?

The course will be delivered through a variety of classroom activities, including illustrated lectures, seminar discussions, worksheets and paired activities. There is no expectation for formal essays. Note-taking in class and preparation for some sessions (e.g. reading activities) is expected

Do I need any experience?

No prior experience is needed, just an enthusiasm for Art History!

What do I need to bring to my first class?

A pen and notebook

About my Tutor

Dr Jo Kear has taught Art History for 16 years at a variety of educational establishments including the University of Bristol where she completed her PhD in 2000. She is Head of HE Curriculum and Standards at SGS College and has maintained her specialist Art History teaching across a range of courses. Jo is known for teaching Art History with enormous enthusiasm through lively lectures, seminars and discussion-based activities. Jo's students enjoy learning about themes within Art History uniting artists from across the world and different time periods whilst also exploring, in-depth, the work of individual artists and art movements.

Dates & Costs

Art History

Start date: 10/01/2018
End date: 21/03/2018
Duration: 8 weeks
Course length: 8 weeks
Time(s): 1:30 - 3:30pm
Qualifications: None
Code: TBC

Cost: £70



Start End Time Campus
10/01/2018 21/03/2018 1:30 - 3:30pm Bristol School of Art - Queens Road, Bristol