Art History 3

Conservation and Restoration
4 ECTS; 3º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 15,0 TP + 2,0 OT

Lecturer
- Vitor Dinis Carita de Jesus
- Valter Nuno Garcez da Silva Ventura

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
Understand the evolution of the artistic movements since the final of the Modern Age until the of the Western world since the XVIIIth century until contemporaneity, relating them with the economic, political and socio-cultural changes occurred in Europe .

Program
I - Artistic evolution from Baroque to Classicism
1- The Baroque
1.1 -The architectural thinking
1.2 - Sculpture
1.3 - Painting
2 - Neoclassicism

II - The art in the nineteenth century.
1-The Romanticism
1.1 -The connection to nature
1.2 - Pictorial Romanticism and the importance of landscape as a ?metaphor?
1.3 - Romantic revivalism in architecture
2 - The Age of Positivism: Realism
2.2 - Naturalism and Impressionism
2.2.1 - Impressionism: revolution or renewal in continuity ?
3- Post- Impressionism
3.1.- Georges Seurat and Color Theory
3.1- The primitive art of Paul Gauguin
3.1- Vincent Van Gogh: the colorful feelings
3.1- Paul Cézanne: the return to the constructed spatiality

III - The art in the twentieth century: toward abstraction
1 - Modernism and Vanguard
1.1 - Fauvism
1.2 - Cubism
1.3 - Expressionism and abstractionism
1.4 - Futurism
1.5 - " Dada " mouvement
1.6 - Surrealism
2 - The Modern Sculpture
3 - The Architecture in XIXth and first half of the XXth centuries.

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous evaluation.
Frequency and / or Final Exam

Bibliography
- Read, H. (1996). Modern Sculpture. Londres: Thames & Hudson
- V V, A. (1972). História da Arte. (Vol. 8, 9, 10). Lisboa: Alfa
- Walter, H. Documentos para a compreensão da Pintura Moderna. Lisboa: Livros do Brasil
- Janson, H. (2010). História da Arte.. Lisboa: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian

Method of interaction
Theorectical lectures focused on artwork analysis.
Theorectical/practice lectures based on discussion and reflection on the contents covered in the lectures.

Software used in class
powerpoint
texts