Hutt Valley High School Hutt Valley High School

Level 3 Art History

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr A. Cartwright.

Recommended Prior Learning

Suitable for students with an interest in Art, English, Media Studies or History and who have achieved reasonable success in Level 2 in any such combination of these subjects, or at the discretion of the HOD.

We live in a visual world, and the ability to make sense of what we see and experience is a highly valued skill in contemporary culture.  Students of Art History explore the creation and contexts of art and artworks from history and the present day. 

A programme of study will be selected from the following standards -
Style in art works
Meaning in art
Media and processes in art works
Research an art history topic
Values placed on art works
Analyse texts
A theory in art

Learning Areas:

The Arts