Monthly Archives: November 2016

Research for analysis to demonstrate influence of the political, social and economic changes that have taken place since 1945

For my final analysis I have had to think hard about how I wish to reflect the changes of the world since 1945  which I am now a part.  The  course material states that I can choose any media except … Continue reading

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Photography as a separate work of art – thinking about the status of photograph today

In the course material there are questions posed about the status of photography today and if it enjoys the same status as sculpture or photography – this question is based on the argument by Honor and Fleming in WHA that … Continue reading

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‘isms…. are these shorthand for art historical discussion?

This is a question posed in my course material as I started to read Chapter 19. One thing I have noticed is those -isms in abundance so what exactly is an ‘ism’?  the dictionary definition is that it is a … Continue reading

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Into the twentieth century – thinking about the move away from painting as a mode of expression

I have written this blog after finishing the chapters rather than before and so my answers are based on my subsequent increased knowledge of the period – I was already interested in this period before reading WHA. Thinking about the … Continue reading

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Reflection on World History of Art and my final reflection on the course

I have amended this reflection after feedback from my tutor and in reference to some additional questions she has suggested I answer. I start this short review with an observation of how strange it feels to be writing this – … Continue reading

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Post-War to Post-Modern

I have added notes or responses to my tutor feedback for this assignment at the end of these notes. This final chapter of World History of Art has been for me the most fascinating due to my misconceptions and lack … Continue reading

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Research extended notes for Post-War to Post-Modern

These are my extended notes for this period – I have decided to keep them in my blog for potential future reference. POLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL FACTORS 1945 – WW2 ends. New York over takes Paris as Western focal point … Continue reading

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