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2801

ARTHIST 115G

: Global Art Histories
2022 Semester Two (1225)
A broad survey of visual art spanning from the early modern period to the contemporary. Students will be introduced to a range of art practices situated within a global context and will consider art works produced in Māori and Pacific cultures alongside Indian, South Asian, Middle Eastern, European and American traditions.
Subject: Art History
No pre-requisites or restrictions
2802

ARTHIST 206

: South Asian Photography
2020 Semester One (1203)
Examines the development and reception of photography from the nineteenth to the twenty-first centuries across South Asia, focusing on how photographic practices evolved in response to socio-political factors such as class, gender, and colonisation. The course will cover topics such as studio portraits, painted images, and fine-art prints looking at work by artists such as Dayanita Singh and Raghu Rai.
Subject: Art History
Prerequisite: 15 points at Stage I in Art History and 30 points passed
Restriction: ARTHIST 313

Outline is not available yet

2803

ARTHIST 210

: Modernism and Design
2022 Semester One (1223)
A study of the central role played by architecture and design within twentieth-century Modernism. Dealing with function, materials, decoration and Modernist theory, the course spans the period from Art Nouveau in the 1890s to World War II. The main focus will be on Europe and the United States, with some references to New Zealand.
Subject: Art History
Prerequisite: 15 points at Stage I in Art History and 30 points passed
Restriction: ARTHIST 310

Outline is not available yet

2804

ARTHIST 217

: Contemporary Pacific Art
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Focuses on work by contemporary Pacific artists, exploring the ways that they translate indigenous knowledge and urban experiences into gallery forms such as painting, installation, performance, film and video making. Themes such as migration and diaspora, language and memory, notions of homelands and return, and the creation of complex cultural identities will be explored.
Subject: Art History
Prerequisite: 15 points at Stage I in Art History and 30 points passed
Restriction: ARTHIST 317

Outline is not available yet

2805

ARTHIST 246

: Global History of Photography
2021 Semester One (1213)
Overview of photography’s global history, beginning with proto-photographic forms and ending with a consideration of digital technology and social media. Art photography is examined alongside journalistic, scientific and ethnographic paradigms of photographic practice. Conceptual issues such as socio-cultural power relationships and diverse representations of time lie at the heart of this course.
Subject: Art History
Prerequisite: 15 points at Stage I in Art History and 30 points passed
Restriction: ARTHIST 346

Outline is not available yet

2806

ARTHIST 310

: Modernism and Design
2022 Semester One (1223)
A study of the central role played by architecture and design within twentieth-century Modernism. Dealing with function, materials, decoration and Modernist theory, the course spans the period from Art Nouveau in the 1890s to World War II. The main focus will be on Europe and the United States, with some references to New Zealand.
Subject: Art History
Prerequisite: 15 points at Stage II in Art History and 60 points passed
Restriction: ARTHIST 210

Outline is not available yet

2807

ARTHIST 313

: South Asian Photography
2020 Semester One (1203)
Examines the development and reception of photography from the nineteenth to the twenty-first centuries across South Asia, focusing on how photographic practices evolved in response to socio-political factors such as class, gender, and colonisation. The course will cover topics such as studio portraits, painted images, and fine-art prints looking at work by artists such as Dayanita Singh and Raghu Rai.
Subject: Art History
Prerequisite: 15 points at Stage II in Art History and 60 points passed
Restriction: ARTHIST 206

Outline is not available yet

2808

ARTHIST 332

: Art Crime
2020 Semester One (1203)
Explores the growing trend of art crime through a focus on five primary areas: theft, fraud, smuggling, forgery, and vandalism. These will be examined within the context of international and New Zealand case studies, including the theft of the Mona Lisa in 1911, Nazi looting in World War II, and thefts during the Iraq War in 2003. Ways to curb such crime, particularly the development of art crime squads, will also be discussed.
Subject: Art History
Prerequisite: 15 points at Stage II in Art History and 60 points passed
Restriction: ARTHIST 230

Outline is not available yet

2809

ARTHIST 346

: Global History of Photography
2021 Semester One (1213)
Overview of photography’s global history, beginning with proto-photographic forms and ending with a consideration of digital technology and social media. Art photography is examined alongside journalistic, scientific and ethnographic paradigms of photographic practice. Conceptual issues such as socio-cultural power relationships and diverse representations of time lie at the heart of this course.
Subject: Art History
Prerequisite: 15 points at Stage II in Art History and 60 points passed
Restriction: ARTHIST 246

Outline is not available yet

2810

ARTHIST 700A

: Participation, Collaboration, and Photography
2021 Semester One (1213)
Explores a range of increasingly prevalent artistic practice grounded in artistic collaboration and audience participation that are typically mediated though photographic documentation. Considering work by artists such as Thomas Hirschhorn, Tania Bruguera, and Sophie Calle, this course covers topics such as relational aesthetics, site-specificity and pedagogical interventions into public space.
Subject: Art History
To complete this course students must enrol in ARTHIST 700 A and B, or ARTHIST 700

Outline is not available yet

2811

ARTHIST 700A

: Participation, Collaboration, and Photography
2020 Semester One (1203)
Explores a range of increasingly prevalent artistic practice grounded in artistic collaboration and audience participation that are typically mediated though photographic documentation. Considering work by artists such as Thomas Hirschhorn, Tania Bruguera, and Sophie Calle, this course covers topics such as relational aesthetics, site-specificity and pedagogical interventions into public space.
Subject: Art History
To complete this course students must enrol in ARTHIST 700 A and B, or ARTHIST 700

Outline is not available yet

2812

ARTHIST 700B

: Participation, Collaboration, and Photography
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Explores a range of increasingly prevalent artistic practice grounded in artistic collaboration and audience participation that are typically mediated though photographic documentation. Considering work by artists such as Thomas Hirschhorn, Tania Bruguera, and Sophie Calle, this course covers topics such as relational aesthetics, site-specificity and pedagogical interventions into public space.
Subject: Art History
To complete this course students must enrol in ARTHIST 700 A and B, or ARTHIST 700

Outline is not available yet

2813

ARTHIST 700B

: Participation, Collaboration, and Photography
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Explores a range of increasingly prevalent artistic practice grounded in artistic collaboration and audience participation that are typically mediated though photographic documentation. Considering work by artists such as Thomas Hirschhorn, Tania Bruguera, and Sophie Calle, this course covers topics such as relational aesthetics, site-specificity and pedagogical interventions into public space.
Subject: Art History
To complete this course students must enrol in ARTHIST 700 A and B, or ARTHIST 700

Outline is not available yet

2814

ARTHIST 701B

: Art for the City and the Court
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Examines the production, patronage and display of art and its function within the political, religious and social frameworks of the early modern court and the city. It focuses on Amsterdam and The Hague in the Dutch Republic and London as the epicentre of the Stuart court. The full panoply of visual and material culture are discussed including painting, sculpture, tapestries, clothing, jewellery and interior decoration.
Subject: Art History
To complete this course students must enrol in ARTHIST 701 A and B, or ARTHIST 701
2815

ARTHIST 703A

: Cross-cultural Encounters and Creativity
2020 Semester One (1203)
Explores cross-cultural interactions through images and objects in all visual media from the eighteenth to the twenty-first century in New Zealand, the Pacific, Australia, the Middle East, the Americas, China, Japan and India. The course focuses on meanings and uses of visual arts in different socio-cultural contexts, as well as travel, migration and displacement.
Subject: Art History
Restriction: ARTHIST 733 To complete this course students must enrol in ARTHIST 703 A and B

Outline is not available yet

2816

ARTHIST 703B

: Cross-cultural Encounters and Creativity
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Explores cross-cultural interactions through images and objects in all visual media from the eighteenth to the twenty-first century in New Zealand, the Pacific, Australia, the Middle East, the Americas, China, Japan and India. The course focuses on meanings and uses of visual arts in different socio-cultural contexts, as well as travel, migration and displacement.
Subject: Art History
Restriction: ARTHIST 733 To complete this course students must enrol in ARTHIST 703 A and B

Outline is not available yet

2817

ARTHIST 706B

: Public Art: Politics and Process
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Examines the politics and process around modern and contemporary public art and monuments, predominantly sculpture. Topics include: the challenges of public space, patronage, issues of nationalism and cultural identity, memorialisation (e.g., war and Holocaust memorials), and the urban environment. Issues and controversies around international case studies and local practice are studied in relation to work in Europe, North America, and Australasia.
Subject: Art History
Restriction: ARTHIST 717, 719 To complete this course students must enrol in ARTHIST 706 A and B, or ARTHIST 706
2818

ARTHIST 722B

: Rembrandt and the Dutch Golden Age
2024 Semester Two (1245)
A broad range of critical approaches to the art and life of Rembrandt. The course is taught in seven modules: these comprise the socio-political milieu in which he worked, the historical documents of his life, the artworks he produced, the technical aspects of his work, the organisation of his studio and mechanics of the art market, the issue of authorship and the critical reception of his life and work.
Subject: Art History
Restriction: ARTHIST 737 To complete this course students must enrol in ARTHIST 722 A and B, or ARTHIST 722
2819

ARTHIST 726

: Special Study
2024 Semester One (1243)
Directed study on a topic or topics approved by the Academic Head.
Subject: Art History
No pre-requisites or restrictions

Outline is not available yet

2820

ARTHIST 730A

: Exploring Pacific Art
2021 Semester One (1213)
Focuses on a range of Māori and Pacific art forms. Themes dealt with include indigenous and migrant voices, memory and notions of belonging, popular culture and its interface with gallery practices, and stereotypes and representation. These topics will be discussed alongside relevant Māori and Pacific writers and theorists, including Ngahuia Te Awekotuku, Albert Wendt and Epeli Hau’ofa.
Subject: Art History
Restriction: ARTHIST 732, 736 To complete this course students must enrol in ARTHIST 730 A and B, or ARTHIST 730

Outline is not available yet

2821

ARTHIST 730B

: Exploring Pacific Art
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Focuses on a range of Māori and Pacific art forms. Themes dealt with include indigenous and migrant voices, memory and notions of belonging, popular culture and its interface with gallery practices, and stereotypes and representation. These topics will be discussed alongside relevant Māori and Pacific writers and theorists, including Ngahuia Te Awekotuku, Albert Wendt and Epeli Hau’ofa.
Subject: Art History
Restriction: ARTHIST 732, 736 To complete this course students must enrol in ARTHIST 730 A and B, or ARTHIST 730

Outline is not available yet

2822

ARTHIST 730B

: Exploring Pacific Art
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Focuses on a range of Māori and Pacific art forms. Themes dealt with include indigenous and migrant voices, memory and notions of belonging, popular culture and its interface with gallery practices, and stereotypes and representation. These topics will be discussed alongside relevant Māori and Pacific writers and theorists, including Ngahuia Te Awekotuku, Albert Wendt and Epeli Hau’ofa.
Subject: Art History
Restriction: ARTHIST 732, 736 To complete this course students must enrol in ARTHIST 730 A and B, or ARTHIST 730
2823

ARTHIST 734A

: Art Writing and Curatorial Practice
2022 Semester One (1223)
Explores the basic principles of curatorial practice and art writing. It will open up professional opportunities for students interested in working with art galleries and museums, and will focus on developing comprehensive art writing skills.
Subject: Art History
To complete this course students must enrol in ARTHIST 734 A and B, or ARTHIST 734

Outline is not available yet

2824

ARTHIST 734A

: Art Writing and Curatorial Practice
2021 Semester One (1213)
Explores the basic principles of curatorial practice and art writing. It will open up professional opportunities for students interested in working with art galleries and museums, and will focus on developing comprehensive art writing skills.
Subject: Art History
To complete this course students must enrol in ARTHIST 734 A and B, or ARTHIST 734

Outline is not available yet

2825

ARTHIST 734A

: Art Writing and Curatorial Practice
2020 Semester One (1203)
Explores the basic principles of curatorial practice and art writing. It will open up professional opportunities for students interested in working with art galleries and museums, and will focus on developing comprehensive art writing skills.
Subject: Art History
To complete this course students must enrol in ARTHIST 734 A and B, or ARTHIST 734

Outline is not available yet