Aesthetics I

Plastic Arts - Painting and Intermedia, Publication in the Diário da República - Ext Ata Reun n.23 CTC-ESTT

4 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 7,0 OT


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The students are provided with conceptual tools that will enable them to develop critical sense about the artistic world based on historical analysis of the main aesthetic conceps and domains, namely Plato and the theory of pictorial representation.

1. The aesthetic experience
2. The beautiful
3. The sublime
4. The mimetics
5. The theory of pictorial representation

Evaluation Methodology
Written open-book test or exam (50% of final mark) A practical assignment with public discussion (50% of final mark)

- Lombardo, G. (2003). A Estética da Antiguidade Clássica. Lisboa: Editorial Estampa
- Dickie, G. (2008). Introdução à Estética. Lisboa: Editorial Bizâncio

Method of interaction

Software used in class