This course will aid the student in developing a critical approach to the analysis of works of art within their historical context. Using specific works of art as primary source, these sessions will approach the study of art history reflectively and analytically.
Furthermore, enhancing the knowledge of the student vastly, while supplying an appropriate use of artistic terminology. The Programme of this course will be directly focused on achieving the respective knowledge requested by the Advanced level Syllabus (Paper III only)
Paper 3 – three (3) hours (25%)
History of art written examination paper divided into 3 sections:
Section i: Critical analysis (7.5%)
Section ii: Comparative essay (8.75%)
Section iii: Synoptic essay (8.75%)
P.S. Students undertaking the History of Art Advanced Level are also eligible to a further 20% Academic Student Membership discount on any practice programme or course.
Jessica Muscat read for a First Class Bachelor of Arts degree with honours at the University of Malta. During the course of her studies in Art History, Muscat was honoured with a Dean’s List Award for her exceptional work.
She is now researching the field of the Decorative Arts in nineteenth century colonial Malta and finishing off her Master of Arts degree in the subject. Muscat is driven with a passion for the subject of Art History and believes that art is crucial as it defines our identity and acts as our collective memory.
Class Presentations and student notes will be made available in class.
All students undertaking the Art history preparation course who wish to further their studies and development in drawing and painting (for Paper I & II) qualify for a further 20% Student Discount on Practice Courses.
Depending on the desired interest and skill level the student may choose from 2 practice programmes: 1. The Beginner Programme in Drawing and Watercolour Painting or 2. The Intermediate to Advanced programme in Intensive Drawing and Classical Oil Painting (Classical Realism)
Divided into 2 components. First the Beginner Drawing in pencils and charcoal and secondly the painting component made up of a watercolour workshop followed by an acrylics workshop is aimed to supply the student with a comprehensive worldview of representational art together with training the student in various methods and techniques resulting in a versatile art portfolio.
Discover the classical masters’ sophisticated approach to life-like Realism during an intensive introduction into academic art in the tradition of L’Académie des beaux-arts and modern schools of realism.
During this intensive Classical Realism programme the student’s main focus will be devoted first towards Intensive Drawing followed by the Classical Painting course.
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