Art history

Victorian Visions: Art, Industry, Modernity

Module code: V4013B
Level 5
15 credits in spring teaching
Teaching method: Seminar
Assessment modes: Unseen examination, Coursework

This module takes as its themes: artistic identities and the art market; the global relations of culture and the representation of the body and of difference. You will consider a wide range of images of modern life in paint and in print, including urban and rural spaces, domesticity, work and leisure, and explore critical interpretations of the subject.

Module learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate a broad knowledge of art works and the essential characteristics of art production of this period.
  • Demonstrate critical evaluation of principal art-historical literature on this period.
  • Apply underlying concepts to independently researched topic.