Art History addresses a broad spectrum of visual, material and spatial phenomena concerning historical and contemporary art and architecture, and visual culture ranging from canonised art to popular and vernacular imageries. The fields of scholarship not only comprise visual art, design and the built environment, but embrace analyses of institutions and the changing concepts of art as well.
Music & Performing Arts is on trial until Jun 26, 2020. Music & Performing Arts consists of two distinct databases, Music Periodicals and Performing Arts Periodicals. Music & Performing Arts Collection features scholarly and trade journals, magazines, books, newspapers and reference works, covering a wide range of disciplines including dance, ballet, circus performance, popular music, puppetry, radio, stagecraft, theatre, classical music and opera.
Art history can be studied both as a major and minor subject.
The research profile of the Department of Art History is characerized by an interest in visual art and visual culture ranging from naturalism through to modernism and contemporary art.
The School of History, Culture and Arts Studies is an internationally renowned multidisciplinary education and research unit.
Archives of the School of History, Culture and Arts Studies, SHCAS Archives, is a research archive that hosts collections created by the departments of the School of History, Culture and Arts Studies. These collections contain ethnographic research material and historical documents covering various subjects, geographical areas and periods. The collections include both textual material, audio and visual recordings, and photos and drawings. The Archives preserves and maintains these materials and makes them available for research and teaching purposes.