We are one of the largest and most diverse History of Art Schools in the UK, and part of a vibrant and creative community of students and academics at Edinburgh College of Art (ECA). History is listed in A2000 Bachelor of Arts at Caulfield and Clayton as a minor, major or extended major, and A0502 Diploma of Liberal Arts at Caulfield and Clayton as a major. The History and Theory of Architecture program explores the history, meaning and social significance of the built environment, and how it both reflects and shapes human circumstances, needs and aspirations. The BA in History is a qualification well suited to a range of career paths and an avenue to further training of a more vocational nature. Discussion hub for those studying the Arts & Humanities Pathway with Pathways to Success.
C.G. Jung was a Swiss psychiatrist , an influential thinker, and founder of analytical psychology Jung’s approach to psychology emphasized understanding the psyche through exploring the worlds of dreams , art, mythology , world religion and philosophy Much of his life’s work was spent exploring Eastern and Western philosophy, alchemy , astrology , sociology , as well as literature and the arts.
Narrative or history painting was another important genre in Romanticism: leading exponents include: Francisco Goya (1746-1828) Henry Fuseli (1741-1825), James Barry (1741-1806), Theodore Gericault (1791-1824) and Eugene Delacroix (1798-63), as well as later exponents of Orientalist painting , and moody Pre-Raphaelites and Symbolists.
Students in many fields may also find that art history is relevant to their studies. I enjoyed history at school and university and became really interested in medical anthropology – the interaction between people and medicine. Students can broaden their education at one of Temple’s international programs, especially those in Rome and Japan, which offer a range of Art History classes. Vasari’s approach held sway until the 18th century, when criticism was leveled at his biographical account of history.
Our postgraduates progress to work in arts, culture and heritage roles, including in galleries, museums, archives, conservation, publishing and arts administration. Another very important movement – anti-impressionist rather than post-impressionist – was Symbolism (flourished 1885-1900), which went on to influence Fauvism, Expressionism and Surrealism. Thus, books about the visual arts of the United States , such as Francis Pohl’s Framing America, start with the conquest and reconstruct manifold traditions. Kaelin Jewell (PhD student, Art History), presented a Spotlight Lecture on Judith Leyster’s The Last Drop (The Gay Cavalier), painted ca. Your fourth option module could be a History of Art module, or a Related Study module from another department within Goldsmiths.