Art History & Theory

Art History & Theory is delivered as a core subject throughout our undergraduate degrees. Beginning with an overview of artistic production from antiquity to the industrialisation of society in thenineteenth century, the curriculum continues with a comprehensive study of the Modernity, from Realism in the 1850s to Pop Art a century later. In the final year, the curriculum covers contemporary art, as well as Australian and Aboriginal art and culture since World War II. In addition to core subjects, AHT electives include Asian Modernism, aesthetics, architecture, Indigenous Art, Baroque, the Enlightenment, art and music, Installation, Colonial Australia, surrealism, women artists, and portraiture.

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