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Art and visual culture: medieval to modern
Art and visual culture: medieval to modern

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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand the changing perceptions and definitions of art across history

  • understand the relationship between ‘art’ and visual culture

  • understand the global dimension of art and how it has changed over time

  • understand the significance of notions of ‘function’ and ‘autonomy’ for art history

  • understand the role of patronage, institutions and the wider historical context in shaping art.