24 July 2020
Art and Public Sculpture in Liverpool
This course provides an introduction to the wide range of public sculpture and art collections in Liverpool and its role in marketing the city as a tourist destination and gaining World Heritage Site inscription. The wide range of the city’s sculpture will be explored through walking tours, and will include historic monuments and memorials, architectural commissions and modern site specific works.
The collections of public art in the city’s galleries and museums will also be examined and students will be able to examine the different materials and processes involved in creating sculpture, and to discuss issues and debates surrounding the patronage, creation and conservation of public art.
This module aims to:
To develop confidence in understanding and communicating complex ideas
To develop skills in research, collaborative learning and producing and delivering presentations.
To examine the public art of Liverpool in its historical, social and architectural context and to assess its contribution to the redevelopment of the city through tourism
Modules are equivalent to 2.5 ECTS.
GBP 0: Module must be taken as part of a Week 4-6 or Week 1-6 International Summer School programme, so no individual module prices are available.