Year 13 Art History
Teacher in Charge: A. Zimmerman
This course explores how architecture, fashion, music, media and art changed in the face of political, social and economic factors in Modern National and International Art. Topics covered include, the art world, the rise of feminism in modern to post-modern worlds, as well as the values and originality placed on art.
Students look at a range of artists and consider the message being portrayed through their imagery. Each work of art is an insight into the way society sees itself at any one particular moment. Art History is the perfect combination of historical fact and creative expression.
Students develop critical and creative thinking skills through debate, analysis, research, art making, and formal writing.
Analyse and interpret works of art within their cultural and historical contexts.
Investigate art issues and theories and their perception of the art world.
Develop use of Art Terminology.
Communicate personal perspectives on Art.
Contributions and Equipment
Specific requirements for this class are:
1 A4 Lined Refill Pad
Recommended Prior Learning
NCEA Level 2 Literacy credits
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 20
This course is University approved and will allow you to meet the requirements for University Entrance.