An introduction to issues in feminist art historiography, examining representations of and by women, as well as the political contexts of art production and reception.
This is an introduction to the issues and debates in feminist art historiography placed within a chronological framework. The paper examines representations of and by women, as well as considering the political contexts of art production and reception. Issues around sexuality, censorship and 'the gaze' will also be discussed. Students will also examine examples of art produced by and for women, focusing in particular on 20th- and 21st-century art.
|Paper title||Gender Issues in Art|
|Subject||Art History and Visual Culture|
|Teaching period||Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$886.35|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,766.35|
- One 200-level ART, ARTV, HIST or VISC paper
- ARTH 314, ARTH 414, ARTV 405
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- Students who have not passed the normal prerequisite may be admitted with approval from the Head of Department.
- More information link
- View more information on the Department of History, Art History and Visual Culture's website
- Teaching staff
- Dr Judith Collard
- Course materials will be made available electronically.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Lifelong learning, Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Critical thinking,
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- Learning Outcomes
- To introduce students to the broad range of theoretical discussions around Feminism and Gender in art
- To encourage students to critique ideas about the function and nature of art in Western culture
- To encourage the development of communication skills both in written form and verbally through both essay writing and the engagement with ideas and issues within the classroom