Art History and Theory 2

4 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º 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 for power and spirituality and how its codes accumulated and subsist to the present day.

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: class attendance and constructive participation (20%) + frequency (80%)
Final exam (100%)
Assessment of answers, requiring interpretation and problematization thinking. answers.

- Calinescu, M. (1999). As Cinco Faces da Modernidade. Lisboa: Vega
- Huyghe, R. (1998). O Poder da Imagem. Lisboa: Edições 70
- Gombrich, E. (1995). The Strory of Art. Londres: Phaidon Press

Method of interaction

Software used in class