Department of History of Art

Module in a Minute

We offer an exciting curriculum which includes:

  • the emergence of film and photography and its impact on culture and society
  • the growth of advertising and popular culture
  • the rise of fascism and other political and religious movements
  • art as propaganda
  • visual constructions of race, class, gender and sexuality
  • counter-cultures, revolution and protest in art and society
  • landscape and local, national, and global identities
  • the birth of national museums and the history of exhibitions
  • the rise of conceptual art, performance art, and installation art
  • psychoanalysis, feminism, Marxism, postcolonialism and other critical theories.
Hear from the tutors who are waiting to share their passions and inspire yours.

Art and Power: Paris 1937 - Dr Lara Pucci


American Visual Culture - Dr Mark Rawlinson 

Women in the Italian Renaissance - Dr Gabriele Neher



Work and play in modern art - Dr Ting Chang

Landscape in Britain since 1500 - Nicholas Alfrey 


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The modules we offer are inspired by the research interests of our staff and as a result may change for reasons of, for example research developments or legislative changes. This list is an example of typical modules that we offer, not a definitive list.



Department of History of Art

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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