Track 1: Studying art history

Dr Steve Edwards describes module A226, the Open University’s introductory art history course, which can be studied part-time and can count towards a degree.


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Tracks in this podcast:

Track   Title Description
1 Studying art history    Dr Steve Edwards describes module A226, the Open University’s introductory art history course, which can be studied part-time and can count towards a degree. Play now Studying art history
2 Collection Overview    Dr Steve Edwards of the Open University gives a personal introduction to the world of artists and architects from the 17th to mid-19th centuries. Play now Collection Overview
3 Christ Church, Spitalfields    This film looks at the urban development of Spitalfields, London, revealing the artistic and political messages encoded in Hawksmoor’s monumental church. Play now Christ Church, Spitalfields
4 Kedleston Hall    What lies behind a façade? Studying the influences on the once-radical design of Kedleston Hall reveals social and intellectual preoccupations that play out to this day. Play now Kedleston Hall
5 Sculpture at Chatsworth    How scholars pieced together the 6th Duke of Devonshire’s treasured collection of neoclassical sculptures, to reveal a very 18th century approach to displaying and experiencing sculpture. Play now Sculpture at Chatsworth
6 Module taster    A short video sampling the wide range of artworks and issues students can study in the Open University’s module A226. Play now Module taster