Iconography and Iconology

Conservation and Restoration

4 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 15,0 TP + 2,0 OT

Lecturer
- Maria Teresa Ribeiro Pereira Desterro

Prerequisites
Not applicable

Objectives
1.Understanding the concepts of Iconography and Iconology
2.Sensitize the student to the different levels of interpretation and understanding
3.Provide students with knowledge and theoretical and practical tools essential to the decoding of images
4.Knowledge application

Program
1. Iconography, Iconology and Symbology: the value of images
2. Christian Iconography: sources of Judeo-Christian iconography
3. Mythological iconography: main sources and persistence in Western culture
4. Profane iconography. A possible systematization

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous assessment: two written assignments on the themes in the syllabus. Minimum pass mark: 10/10 (20) or 8/12 (20)

Final Exam: a written assignement on all of the themes in the syllabus Minimum pass mark: 10/20

Bibliography
- Reau, L. (1996). Iconografía del Arte Cristiano,. (Vol. 5 vols). Barcelona: Ediciones del Serbal
- Pereira, P. (2013). Decifrar a Arte em Portugal. (Vol. 6 vols). Lisboa: Círculo de Leitores
- Moreira Azevedo, C. (2016). Estudos de Iconografia Cristã. (Vol. 1º). Lisboa: Fundação Manuel Leão
- CHEVALIER, , J. e GHEERBRANT, J. (1994). Dicionário de Símbolos. Lisboa: Teorema

Method of interaction
Lectures focusing on commented analysis of works of art
Theoretical-practical lessons: discussion and reflection about the contents covered in lectures, analysis of works of art and critical and commented text reading
Tutorial support

Software used in class