Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW2102: Art and Law

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

While the module’s precise content will vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover some or all of the following topics:

  • Introduction to Art and Law
  • Access to the Public Domain
  • Reuse of the Public Domain
  • Creativity in Art and the Law
  • Art and the Internet
  • Art and Social Media
  • Art and Innovation
  • Art and Appropriation
  • Graffiti and the Law
  • Performance Art and Law
  • Indigenous Artifacts and Cultural Content

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities16.511 x 1.5 hour Lectures
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities155 x 3 hour Seminars
Scheduled Learning and Teaching activities5.5Film/on-site field trip activities
Guided independent study555 hours of reading before each lecture
Guided independent study30Seminar preparation
Guided independent study 5Formative preparation
Guided independent study 23Consolidation of learning

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).

Wallace A and Deazley R, Display At Your Own Risk (2016)

Roberts A, No Copyright Infringement Intended (2017)

Al-Badri N and Nelles N, The Other Nefertiti (2016)


Other Learning Resources

@Medieval Reacts

Ugly Renaissance Babies

Katrijn Van Giel


Louis Vuitton and Jeff Koons ‘The Masters Collection’