Understanding Art
Subject Name Subject Code Lectures Tutorial Labs Subject Synopses Courses Allowed
Understanding Art GEN1007 1hr/wk 2hrs/wk This subject provides the
knowledge and skills to
understand the visual arts and
its relevance to society and
culture. In lectures and
tutorials, the subject engages
in issues such as the nature of
art, how art is analysed and
evaluated, processes of artmaking,
various forms and
mediums and the place of art in
our lives. Important periods of
art history will also be
discussed. In addition, you will
be introduced to art
experiences as you create your
own works of art and learn to
express yourself via artistic
forms. Note that students have
to pay about $15 for their art
materials / tools in this subject.
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