Coursework Map

This page gives links to my work according to the course structure.

Course aims, learning outcomes and assessment criteria

PART ONE – THEORY, ART AND VISUAL CULTURE

Art Theories
Exercise 1.0 The Construction of Social Reality
Exercise 1.1 Paredolia
Exercise 1.2 Theory or Not

Theories of Art
Exercise 1.3 Art and Other Things

Visual Culture
Exercise 1.4 Digital Art
Exercise 1.5 Construction and Reality

ASSIGNMENT ONE: The Innocent Eye or Perspective

Part one self-evaluation
Reflection on tutor’s feedback to Part one

PART TWO – MODERNISM EXPLAINED

Paris: City of Modernity
Exercise 2.0 The Modern in Painting and Sculpture

The Avant-Garde
Exercise 2.1 Barr Extended
Exercise 2.2 Kitsch

Modernist Criticism
Exercise 2.3 Utter Flatness

Scopic Regimes
Exercise 2.4 Point of View

ASSIGNMENT TWO: Plaster Surrogates

Part two self-evaluation
Reflection on tutor’s feedback to Part two
Research and reflection during Part two (N posts)

PART THREE: SIGN, REPRESENTATION, CONSTRUCTIVISM

Exercise 3.0 Sokal

Constructivism
Exercise 3.1 Emerson / Searle

Representation
Exercise 3.2 Art and / or Visual Culture
Exercise 3.3 Meta-pictures
Exercise 3.4 Origins
Exercise 3.5 Artificial Intelligence
Exercise 3.6 Misrepresentation
Exercise 3.7 Koons

The Sign
Exercise 3.8 Nature / Culture
Exercise 3.9 House: indexical sign

ASSIGNMENT THREE: Allegory of the Cave

Part three self-evaluation
Reflection on tutor’s feedback to Part three
Research and reflection during Part three (N posts)

PART FOUR: Difference

Everyday difference
Exercise 4.0 Compare and Contrast

Information system
Exercise 4.1 Barr’s Information System

Originary delay: the primitive
Exercise 4.2 Newman Summary

Creation and affirmation: the rising ground
Exercise 4.3 Affirmation / Creation
Exercise 4.4 Giotto

The dialectic: negation and opposition
Exercise 4.5 Barr’s Dialectic

ASSIGNMENT FOUR: The Art of Difference and the Difference of Art

Part four self-evaluation
Reflection on tutor’s feedback to Part four
Research and reflection during Part four (N posts)

PART FIVE: CONTEMPORARY ART

The critical language of art
Exercise 5.0 Danto
Exercise 5.1 Kant Summary

Dematerialisation
Exercise 5.2 Barr in Reverse

The critical limits of art
Exercise 5.3 In the Name of Art

Institutional critique
Exercise 5.4 Institutional Audience

Medium specificity
Exercise 5.5 Serra on Film

ASSIGNMENT 5: Video Installation and Cinema

Part five self-evaluation
Reflection on tutor’s feedback to Part five
Research and reflection during Part five (N posts)