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Contemporary Arts: Neo-Avantgardes12340/1717/1920/1/39
Study guide

Contemporary Arts: Neo-Avantgardes

Academic year 2019-20
Is found in:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts, programme stage 3
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Special admission is required to enrol in this course unit under
  • exam contract (to obtain a credit).
  • exam contract (to obtain a degree).
Co-ordinator: Daems Aurelie
Languages: Dutch, English
Scheduled for: Semester 1
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 31.10.2019 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Compensated fail: You have to pass this course unit (will never be compensated).
Total study time: 90,00 hours

Learning outcomes (text)

The student has acquired insight into the Western artistic developments of the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s and is able to use these as an historical frame of reference.

The student is able to situate the oeuvre of a self-chosen artist of the given period and discuss it in a personal way.

The student is able to handle different forms of information about contemporary art and use it for a contemporary frame of reference.

Learning outcomes (list)

BA2 - The student has the necessary knowledge, skills and insights regarding material, form, action, concepts, function and contents of the chosen medi
The student can independently process various forms of information about artistic topicality into an up-to-date frame of reference.
BA3 - The student knows about and understands the social, cultural, artistic, historical and international context of the visual arts and artistic praxis, and continues to develop this knowledge and understanding.
The student can situate the oeuvre of a self-chosen visual artist from this period and interpret it in a personal way.
The student can use his art-historical knowledge as a frame of reference.
The student knows and understands the Western art developments of the forties, fifties and sixties of the 20th century.

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Lectures and / or tutorials26,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours64,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Semester 1Knowledge test100,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodKnowledge test100,00