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The Arts and the (Post)Colonial - ARH3705

Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: To enable students to understand and analyse patronage as the chief area of social context which informs the form and content of the visual arts. The area of study includes objects of European and African cultures of historical times up to the 19th century: 15th-century Florentine art and the influence of humanist patronage; 17th-century Dutch painting as comment on materialism; Roman art and imperialism; 19th-century South African colonial images.