Art History NCEA 3

Course Details

Optional 24 Credits


Students will investigate the making of Art works; recognise the relationship between art, artist and context, research and respond to art works; explore the social contexts of art works and how people respond to them ; to identify and analyse art work in the context of art movements. Students will examine in detail two areas of study; the Early Renaissance where candidates will discuss formal elements and characteristics of the following styles: Italo-Byzantine, International Gothic, Sienese, Florentine, Classicism, Naturalism and Renaissance, and Modernism to Post Modernism where candidates will discuss formal elements and characteristics of the following styles; Realism, Abstraction, Abstract Expressionism, Minimalism, Neo Dada, and Pop Art. Students will have the opportunity to present their work in the following manner, - oral presentations - written paragraphs - written or recorded interview - annotated charts, drawings or posters digital presentations.

Entry Requirements:

12 credits in ENG2 and HOF/TIC approval.

Course Contribution:


Leads To:

U.E. Approved

Available Standards

Some or all of the following will be offered:

Standard Description Level Credits Assessment
91482 Demonstrate understanding of style in Art works 3 4 External
91483 Examine how meanings are communicated through Art works 3 4 External
91484 Examine the relationship(s) between art and context 3 4 External
91485 Examine the impact of media and processes on Art works 3 4 Internal
91487 Examine the different values placed on Art works 3 4 Internal
91488 Examine the relationship(s) between a theory and art works 3 4 Internal
91489 Analyse texts about Art 3 4 Internal

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