A-Z of A-Levels: Art History ; OUR WEEKLY SERIES DESIGNED TO HELP YOU PICK THE RIGHT COURSE
Rudebeck, Clare, The Independent (London, England)
WHAT IS IT?
You'll study fine art, painting, sculpture and the decorative arts, and the social and political context in which they were produced. At AS-level you'll look at early European art by the Greeks, Romans and Byzantines, and modern art. In A2 there's a chance to specialise, including writing a long essay on a subject of your choice.
WHY DO IT?
Why does the Mona Lisa have that silly smile? What motivated Damien Hirst to pickle a shark? If you love wandering around art galleries, this is the course for you, and it'll give you an insight into our culture. "We live in a visual world, bombarded by thousands of images a day," says Gay Charlton, a …
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Publication information: Article title: A-Z of A-Levels: Art History ; OUR WEEKLY SERIES DESIGNED TO HELP YOU PICK THE RIGHT COURSE. Contributors: Rudebeck, Clare - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: April 18, 2002. Page number: 8. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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