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Modern sculpture: an introduction to art history

Broaden your understanding of sculpture and materiality.

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Four weeks The latest taught course has already taken place, but you can still take a self-guided version. Simply sign up to start. History of Art FutureLearn

This course will be of interest to anyone who visits museums, galleries, or other art exhibitions.

It is ideal for learners who take an interest in culture, conservation and heritage subjects or are considering higher level study, particularly those students who may be taking A-Level Art History or an equivalent award.

If you have an interest in the public sculpture around your city or town, this course will equip you with visual analysis skills to look at, describe and learn from those artworks.

Assessments (and subsequent certificates) are optional and carry a fee, with the exception of people with a York username for whom they are free.

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We make alternative offers for some of our undergraduate degrees, including the completion of a MOOC for eligible applicants. This includes this MOOC.

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You can join and access this course for free. You're also able to upgrade your FutureLearn account to a paid version for additional benefits (