Art Appreciation for Photographers 1

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Art Appreciation for Photographers 1

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Essential for photographers and modern art history novices alike, the course illustrates Art practice since pre-photography starting with Romanticism 1780-1850 through to current art practice with Post-Modernism and Deconstructivism in Architecture.

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Aim

This subject posits the development of art practice since the patenting of the chemical fixing of the image produced by the Camera Obscura i.e. the invention of photography in 1837, with the shift of other artistic practices. Essential for photographers and modern art history novices alike, the course illustrates Art practice since pre-photography starting with Romanticism 1780-1850 through to current art practice with Post-Modernism and Deconstructivism in Architecture. There is an emphasis on how photography has informed and continues to inform other artistic mediums while in itself the photographic medium has been and continues to be informed by other art practices.

Topics covered

  • The Camera Obscura and uses

  • The Painter and the photograph

  • Photography as metaphor

  • Essential modern art history

  • Essential photographic history

  • The development of art due to world events

  • How art has informed photography

  • How photography has informed modern art

Important Dates

Please view the calendar for key dates at the CCP.

Fee By Instalment

To make paying for your course easier, fee by instalment is available. Click here to arrange your fee by instalment plan online or call the CCP on 08 8354 0839

Early Enrolment Discount

A $40 discount applies if full payment is made before the Term Census Date. This discount will already be applied to the online price, and flagged as on "sale".

Class Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this subject except for a passionate, inquisitive mind about art in general. Introduction to studio is required.

Duration

9 weeks, 3 hours per class. Students should expect to do an extra 9 hours a week of their own work.

Required Materials

  • Digital camera with manual controls

  • Tripod