Art History and Theory 1

4 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 5,0 OT

- Valter Nuno Garcez da Silva Ventura

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The students should acquire visual culture that will allow them to identify and discriminate between the different creative languages across history and understand the use of image across time as a vehicle of power, spirituality, memory and how its codes accumulated and subsist to the present day.

Antiquity ? the codification of reality, Art in the construction of empires, cosmogony. The Middle Ages - he Kingdom of Heaven in the Kingdom of Men, the power of symbols. The Modern Age - the reinvention of History, the profane and the sacred, communicating by metaphors, art as a profession. Contemporary Age - modern art for a modern world, the machine world and the industrial image.

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous assessment. One mid-term test and/or final exam.

- Calinescu, M. (1999). As Cinco Faces da Modernidade. Lisboa: Vega
- Huyghe, R. (1998). O Poder da Imagem. Lisboa: Edições 70
- Gombrich, E. (0). História da Arte.Acedido em1 de março de 2016 em

Method of interaction

Software used in class