This course introduces you to more specialised study in art history. It follows on from Understanding Art 1: Western Art, continues your reading of Honour and Fleming’s A World History of Art, and helps you to think more deeply about art from all parts of the world, from pre-history to the present day. The course is more open-ended than at Level 1 and this allows you to pursue your own particular interests. You will move from the general to the particular in your study of art history, look at works of art in a careful, informed way, and develop an open-minded approach to the art of many periods and cultures. The course is for students who have already completed the Level 2 course on African art or who feel that they already have a detailed understanding of art history.
- Looking at art movements
- Reading about art influences
- Understanding materials and methods
- Responding to art
- Interpretations and meanings.
You are allocated a tutor and receive their details in your course pack. You work from the course materials and send regular assignments to your tutor. These are returned to you with comment and advice. The course fee includes tutor feedback on your set assignments, but you can purchase feedback and comment on additional pieces of work if you wish.