In Art History, we study the realm of visual communication, from the canon of Western art to architecture, photography, popular culture, and the arts of non-Western societies. Greek and Etruscan artists built on the artistic foundations of Egypt, further developing the arts of sculpture, painting, architecture, and ceramics. A degree in Art & Art History is a great start for students interested in careers in visual art, design, architecture, film, curatorial work, education, university teaching, arts administration and art conservation. Principles of art history; the problem of the development of style in later art. Doing a history degree taught me to think analytically and to present information in a considered and controlled way. Studying history gives an understanding of where we have been and how the world has changed over time. Students with a U of S degree in Studio Art or Art History are prepared to pursue graduate studies here and around the world. Briony Fer’s appearance is sponsored by the Departments of Art History and Art Studio and the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum.
While personal reminiscences of art and artists have long been written and read (see Lorenzo Ghiberti Commentarii, for the best early example), 8 it was Giorgio Vasari, the Tuscan painter, sculptor and author of the Lives of the Painters , who wrote the first true history of art.
In addition to submitting printed materials, applicants must also email a digital copy of their application to [email protected] This digital submission should be sent as a single PDF document. Then, from around 900 BCE, these arts (created mainly for aristocratic families who had achieved power during the Dark Ages) reappeared during the Geometric period, named after the decorative designs of its pottery. Because of the strength and range of its cultural institutions, Dunedin is an excellent location for undertaking undergraduate and postgraduate research in history, art history and theory, and visual culture. For example, someone might specialize in the 19th-century German or contemporary Chinese art history. You can make your history major specific to one particular area, like New Zealand and the Pacific, or study a particular era, like the medieval period, or the 20th century.
It is one of the founding and leading institutions for research in Design History with professors who are world authorities and research that includes international design, feminist art curation, self and identity, the photography of scenes of conflict and postcolonial collecting and representation.
This workshop is aimed to support students in the ARTS interested in pursuing careers outside of academia. In this way he is also qualified for a wide spectrum of demanding activities in journalism, exhibition practice, collections and archiving work, monument preservation, education and mediation.