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ARTV304 Renaissance Art (Advanced)

The visual and cultural development of European art in the Renaissance period from the early 1400s to the 1600s.

ARTV 304 Renaissance Art examines the art and culture from a time that became increasingly defined by innovation and the formation of new artistic practices and traditions. It is focused on selected paintings, sculpture and print-making from that time - works that encapsulate those changes. We will be examining the artistic traditions, the cultural and theoretical complexities of that time.

Paper title Renaissance Art (Advanced)
Paper code ARTV304
Subject Art History and Visual Culture
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $904.05
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,954.75

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One 200-level ARTH, ARTV, HIST or VISC paper
ARTH 214, ARTH 215, ARTH 315, ARTV 204
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Teaching staff
Dr Judith Collard
No textbooks are required for this paper. Instead, course readings are provided on Blackboard and through the library Reserve section.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Critical thinking, Information literacy.
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Learning Outcomes
  • To build on students' knowledge of the range of art produced during the Renaissance
  • To encourage the students' understanding of Renaissance art and to enable them to have an informed critical perspective and discriminating appreciation of it
  • To further develop critical skills in basic research, study and verbal and written communication of ideas

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First Semester

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Wednesday 13:00-13:50 9-12, 18-22
L1 Monday 13:00-13:50 9-12, 19-22


Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
T1 Thursday 10:00-10:50 10, 12, 19, 21
T2 Thursday 13:00-13:50 10, 12, 19, 21