The Department of History of Art provides degree programmes in history of art and fine arts and has been, since the setting up of an Art Unit in 1987, responsible for the academic formation of a generation of art historians who now occupy key posts in Malta’s cultural and heritage management institutions. In modern times, art history has emerged as a discipline that specializes in teaching people how to evaluate and interpret works of art based on their own perspective. He’s part of a movement of painters working to create greater and greater sense of truth which is what many sad led to the invention of photography.
The Communication Studies stream is concerned with the history of media communication, more specifically the social and cultural dimensions of communication media, processes and technologies. Congratulations to History of Art students Sorcha Flanagan and Johanna Varadi who both came highly commended in the Art History, Music, Film & Theatre category of the Undergraduate Awards, 2016.
The Golovine is the official Blog for the Department and takes its name from one of the most popular artworks in the collection of The Barber Institute of Fine Arts: Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun’s c.1797 Portrait of Countess Golovine. For kids, hands-on activities included reproducing the techniques of the Arts and Crafts movement in brass rubbing, weaving and architectural planning.
The history of abstract art involves more than 20,000 artists along with their interesting art backgrounds. Gombrich put into practice his belief that clarity, logical elegance and simplicity are the best ways to communicate ideas about the history of art. Art history is not the placing of recognised or even unrecognised monuments in a universally accepted map of history.
These ranks are solely used in arts with a Japanese heritage are not found in any Chinese or Korean styles. This evolved to the possibility of an actual history center – a place to showcase and preserve our area’s heritage while educating our young people and operating a key attraction for residents and tourists alike.