Art History and Theory 2
4 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 5,0 OT
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 for power and spirituality and how its codes accumulated and subsist to the present day.
Modern Age - the rebirths, the profane and the sacred, communicating in metaphors, art as a profession.
Italian Renaissance and expanding the art of Rome. Baroque and Catholic Counter-Reformation.
Empires and imperial art.
Age Contemporary - modern art to the modern world, the world of machines and industrial image. The new worlds. The new artist paradigm.
Continuous assessment: class attendance and constructive participation (20%) + frequency (80%)
Final exam (100%)
Assessment of answers, requiring interpretation and problematization thinking. answers.
- Gombrich, E. (1995). The Strory of Art. Londres: Phaidon Press
- Huyghe, R. (1998). O Poder da Imagem. Lisboa: Edições 70
- Calinescu, M. (1999). As Cinco Faces da Modernidade. Lisboa: Vega
Method of interaction
Software used in class