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Nick Nelson is a very experienced tutor who began teaching History of Art A Level in 1995. He has taught the Oxford & Cambridge, London, AEB, Legacy AQA, CEA, the reformed AQA Specification and the CIE Pre-University course also. Nick has tutored many A Level students from a number of the major public schools in England, in addition to tutoring History of Art University Undergraduates at Bristol, Exeter, Edinburgh, York, Oxford Brookes, UCL, UEA and The Courtauld Institute.

Nick has tutored privately in London, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Oxfordshire for a number of years, in addition to working for many years at Mander Portman Woodward (MPW) in London on their Easter Revision course.

A Level History of Art – AQA 

With the AQA Legacy Specification now largely outmoded, we are in the period of final retakes this summer (2019). Nick has been an AQA A-Level examiner and has taught the following Modules or topics:

HART 1

  • Visual Analysis & Interpretation

HART 2

  • Themes in the History of Art

HART 3

  • 1 Art and Architecture in Fifteenth-century Europe
  • 2 Art and Architecture in Seventeenth-century Europe
  • 3 Art and Architecture in Nineteenth-century Europe
  • 4 Art and Architecture in Europe and the United States of America 1946 – 2000

HART 4

  • 1 Art and Architecture in Thirteenth and Fourteenth-century Europe
  • 2 Art and Architecture in Sixteenth-century Europe
  • 3 Art and Architecture in Eighteenth-century Europe
  • 4 Art and Architecture in Europe and the United States of America 1900 – 1945

Pre-U CIE Art History

Nick is an examiner for the Pre-U Paper 1 (Analytical Studies) and has taught the following CIE Pre-U topics:

  • Paper 1 (Analytical Studies)
  • Paper 2 Historical Topic 4: Man, the Measure of all Things: the Italian Renaissance, c.1400–c.1600
  • 4.2 The New Naturalism; Florentine Painting in the Fifteenth Century
  • 4.4 Painting in Renaissance Venice, c.1450–c.1600
  • Paper 2 Historical Topic 7: Art, Society and Politics in Europe, c.1784–1900
  • 7.2 Romantic Heroes
  • 7.4 The Impressionist Eye
  • 7.5 Beyond Impressionism
  • Paper 2 Historical Topic 8: The Shock of the New: Art and Architecture in Europe and the United States in the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries
  • 8.1 Brave New World, 1890–1914
  • 8.3 Rebellion and the Unconscious, 1915–70
  • Paper 3 Thematic Topics
  • Thematic Topic 1: Art and Architecture in the City
  • Thematic Topic 5: Still Life
  • 5.4 A New Perspective on Still Life, c.1900–50
  • Paper 4 Personal Investigation

For further information on private tutoring offered by Nick Nelson please see:

Private Tutoring with Nick Nelson of Arcadia Education

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