A Level History of Art explores aspects of Western art and architecture. It will enable you to achieve an appreciation of significant themes from classical Greece to the end of the twentieth century. This subject assumes no previous knowledge of History of Art. It is suitable if you wish to develop an interest in and enjoyment of the study of History of Art.
What will I study?
The skills of investigation and interpretation within the context of History of Art
Art’s historical movements, practitioners and works
How the history of art has evolved within chronological and other frameworks
The relationship between society and art
Artistic historical terms, concepts and issues
Methods of researching, investigating and analysing and use of evidence and how works are interpreted and evaluated
Where will this subject take me?
Students who have completed this A Level have gone on to study a diverse range of courses at respected UK universities. These include:History of Art at Courtauld Institute of Art and Architecture at De Montfort University, Leicester.