Course overview

We will discuss a range of works of art from the nineteenth century, linking them to their social, political and historical contexts, and investigating their role in recording and shaping contemporary debates.

Course description

During the nineteenth century, Britain experienced huge social, political, and technological changes. This course considers how artists, designers and architects engaged with key issues of the time such as urbanisation and industrialisation, gender and class, and modernity and tradition.

You will study of a wide range of material including paintings, buildings, photographs, printed material, and the applied arts. By looking at the work of figures such as the Pre-Raphaelites, William Powell Frith, J A M Whistler, and William Morris, you will develop a deeper appreciation of this period in art history.

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