Art History & Theory is a BFA core subject. First year introduces a variety of visual traditions from Australia, Asia, Oceania and Europe, spanning First Peoples culture and the ancient world to the early 19th century. Second year builds on this foundation with a comprehensive study of modernity from Realism to Conceptualism. Third year examines themes and concepts in contemporary art from the late 1960s to the present. An extensive elective program offers a range of subjects, including Australian Indigenous art, contemporary art in China and Japan, post- and de-colonial Australian art, post-Internet art, European art cinema, Surrealism, the Enlightenment, material culture, ecology and performance.