It explores relationships between visual arts and the public realm by examining contexts within which art, architecture and design are situated and mediated, ranging from consideration of the professional practice of art historians, within and outside academia, to exploring public realms of print media and the built environment.
Central to the module is the development of subject specific research skills and practices which build throughout the module towards the dissertation.
This Art History part 2 module from The Open University UK offers excellent preparation for applying an art historical training to various areas of employment, as it explicitly addresses issues surrounding the public role and presentation of the visual arts in the context of contemporary art and heritage policy and practice. When combined with the art history part 1 module, the qualification provides the skills, knowledge and awareness not only for scholarly research but also for employment in the creative arts and in the area of cultural policy.
- Block 1: Putting Standpoints into Practice
- Block 2: The Image and its Publics
- Block 3: Inhabiting Space
- Block 4: Research in the Visual Arts
- 9 months
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DisciplinesVisual Arts Art History Liberal Arts View 14 other Masters in Art History in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
In order to study this module you must have successfully completed MA in Art History part 1 (A843)
- If you have any doubt about the suitability of the module, please speak to an adviser.
International6815 GBP/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6815 GBP for the full programme during 9 months.
National6815 GBP/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6815 GBP for the full programme during 9 months.
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