HISTORY OF ART CRITICISM

Antonella TROTTA HISTORY OF ART CRITICISM

0312800041
DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL HERITAGE
EQF6
CULTURAL HERITAGE SCIENCES
2021/2022

OBBLIGATORIO
YEAR OF COURSE 3
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2017
SECONDO SEMESTRE
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
630LESSONS
Objectives
HE COURSE AIMS TO PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH THE BASIC KNOWLEDGE TO UNDERSTAND THE MODELS OF HISTORY OF ART HISTORY , FROM VASARI TO TODAY AS A "PRACTICE OF PERSUASION" WHICH AIMS TO ORGANIZE CRITICAL CONTENTS AND INFORMATION AROUND THE WORKS OF ART.

KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING:
STARTING FROM AN ANALYSIS OF THE INTERPRETATIVE MODELS UNDERPINNING HISTORY OF ART UP TO TODAY, STUDENTS WILL ACQUIRE THE BASIC KNOWLEDGE AND TOOLS OF UNDERSTANDING THE HISTORY OF ART HISTORY.
APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING:
WITH THE KNOWLEDGE AND TOOLS ACQUIRED, STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO ORGANIZE CONTENT AND INFORMATION CONCERNING THE WORKS OF ART
MAKING JUDGMENTS: THE COURSE IS ORIENTED TO STIMULATE STUDENTS’ MATURE AND INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT, AWARENESS AND APPROPRIATE EXPRESSION.
Prerequisites
A BASIC KNWOLEDGE OF HISTORY OF ART, FROM THE RENAISSANCE TO 20TH CENTURY, IS RECOMMENDED
Contents
HOW ARE MASTERPIECES BORN? WHY IS MONA LISA THE MOST FAMOUS, MOST ADMIRED, MOST PHOTOGRAPHED AND MOST CITED WORK IN THE WORLD? STARTING FROM A FAMOUS AND PASSIONATE LITTLE ESSAY BY THE FRENCH ART HISTORIAN ANDRÈ CHASTEL (1988) ON FIVE CENTURIES OF CRITICAL FORTUNE OF THIS "ILLUSTRIOUS UNKNOWN", THE COURSE PRESENTS ARGUMENTS, FIGURES AND TEXTS OF THE DISCOURSE ABOUT ART FROM THE RENAISSANCE TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY AS A HISTORY OF THE WAY OF LOOKING, EXHIBITING AND APPRECIATING WORKS OF ART.
Teaching Methods
LESSONS, WORKSHOPS, LECTURES
Verification of learning
ORAL EXAMINATION. IT AIMS TO ASSESS KNWOLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF COURSE CONTENT, AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS
Texts
LA STORIA DELLE STORIE DELL'ARTE, A CURA DI O. ROSSI PINELLI, TORINO, EINAUDI 2014, PP. 3-319; A. CHASTEL, LA GIOCONDA. L'ILLUSTRE INCOMPRESA, MILANO, ABSCONDITA 2019.
A DETAILED LIST OF TOPICS WILL BE PUBLISHED ON THE WEB PAGE OF THE COURSE.
More Information
STUDENTS NOT ATTENDING CLASSES, ARE REQUESTED TO CONTACT PROFESSOR
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