FINE2081. Art history & its methods

Second Semester
6 credits

Sim Hinman WAN

This course introduces students to art history as an academic discipline. It surveys the development of the study of art and familiarises students with a range of methodological approaches and their applications, from early traditions of art historical writing, through the emergence of art history as a distinct field of study, to its transformation and development up to the present. The course also instructs students in the writing and study skills specific to art history.

Assessment: 100% coursework.
Prerequisite: One 1000-level Fine Arts course.