Riccarton High School Riccarton High School

Level 3 Art History

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms A. Blackwell.

Recommended Prior Learning

14 Level 2 credits in Art History, English, History or Classics or a Merit grade in AS 2.1 in Photography or Painting. An overall grade of Merit in any of the following Level 2 subjects is strongly recommended - Art History, English, History, Classics.

We live in a world of images. Art History provides a way of engaging with, understanding and responding to our contemporary visual experience. You will learn to interpret, discuss, make meaning and argue about artworks and the ideas surrounding them - skills that are relevant to a variety of career pathways. This is social history from a unique perspective. Areas of study for 2021 include Early Modernism and Modernism to Postmodernism.

Learning Areas:

Ngā Toi - Arts

Career Pathways

Animator/Digital Artist, Mining Engineer, Holiday Park Manager, Accountant, Auditor, Diversional and Recreational Therapist, Actor, Finance Manager, Receptionist, Advertising Specialist, Copywriter, Sales and Marketing Manager, Survey Technician, Aeronautical Engineer, Aeroplane Pilot, Registered Nurse, Agricultural Technician, Agricultural/Horticultural Consultant, Product Assembler, Paramedic, Archivist, Historian, Conservator, Curator, Visual Merchandiser, Exhibition and Collections Technician, Librarian, Library Assistant