Art and Culture I

Mestrado em Conservação e Restauro, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 9982/2016 - 05/08/2016

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Students should understand the evolution of culture and aesthetics in Portugal, grasp the context in which artistic phenomena emerged and be able to gather, treat and communicate scientific information from a historical and artistic point of view.

I - The Upper Middle Ages: 1. The political and cultural context 2. Mindset and culture 3. Contextualisation of the new art forms.
II - The Lower Middle Ages: 1.The evolution of culture and mentality in the Iberian Peninsula. The monastic reforms 2. The Romanesque 3. The first gothic forms
III - The Renaissance 1. Imperial mindset and culture in Portugal. The art forms.

Evaluation Methodology
One research project work on an under-explored topic, presentation and oral defense. Oral assessment of course content.

- Dos Santos, R. (1966). Oito Séculos de Arte Portuguesa. (Vol. I). Lisboa: Empresa Nacional de Publicidade
- Pereira (coord.), P. (1995). História da Arte Portuguesa. (Vol. I e II). Lisboa: Círculo de Leitores
- Eco, U. (1987). Arte e Beleza na Estética Medieval. (Vol. 1º). Lisboa: Presença
- Hauser, H. (1989). História Social da Arte e da Cultura. (Vol. I,II,III). Lisboa: Vega/Estante

Method of interaction
Lectures and practical classes focused on text and artwork analysis and its cultural and artistic contextualisation.

Software used in class