ARTH 5211 - Studies in Decorative Art and Design

North Terrace Campus - Semester 2 - 2017

This course will focus on selected developments in British and Australian decorative arts. The implications of the term 'decorative' will be considered as well as the distinctive position of the decorative arts in the history of the modern museum. The British component of the course will focus on objects in the collection of the Art Gallery of South Australia that relate to William Morris and the Arts & Crafts Movement. The Australian component will cover all aspects of the decorative arts in Australia since European settlement

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