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Module 4.2: Art & Land


Recognition: Certificate of Completion on completion of all 5 modules in this Short Course plus the assignments.

Course Category: Level 01

Target Audience: Art lovers or artists who want to understand the history and characteristics of the genre of landscape painting and the relationship of art to land. 

Course Duration: It is difficult to determine how long it will take you to complete the course. The average time to read through the tutorial material is about 3 hours, but it can be longer, depending on how much time you spend on the links. This Module also has an assignment  to complete, which takes a variable amount on time.

Language: English

Course Value/Price: R600.00 VAT Incl/$35

The theme of art and land is a very broad theme that cuts across disciplines and art movements. This module looks at land and the sublime (Romanticism); landscape in Impressionism; land and history; land and society (Realism); land art; land and identity; land and mental space; land and memory; and land and eco-sentiment.

What you will learn:

You will gain an understanding of landscape rendering as genre.

You will acquire thematic insight into the history of landscape rendering and its different manifestations.

You will be able to place contemporary approaches to depiction of the land in context with the genre of landscape.

You will acquire an understanding of the different conceptual dimensions of landscape rendering.

There is an Assignment for this module. It is not compulsory. 

If you are doing the Certificate, you have to complete any seven assignments in order to receive a Certificate.