Historical beauty, contemporary thinking
Are you fascinated by different ideas of beauty? Do you wonder how an image can be so powerful? Study history of art in a city decorated with extraordinary stonework, stained glass and oil paintings, while learning with the most sophisticated, modern thinkers in the field. Cambridge is home to the historical collections of the Fitzwilliam Museum, alongside contemporary art exhibitions on show in Kettle’s Yard and the Ruskin Gallery, including work from artists living and working in Cambridge. Moreover, Cambridge boasts an exciting collection of contemporary art by women in the New Hall Art Collection. Your eyes will have a feast.
You will examine how art was created in different times and places and how these works were received and commented on by the public. Whatever your tastes and interests there will be something on this wide-ranging course for you.