Art History 2

Conservation and Restoration

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

Lecturer
- Maria Teresa Ribeiro Pereira Desterro

Prerequisites
Not applicable

Objectives
Understand the evolution of the western art paradigm throughout the Middle Ages and the Modern Era in relation with the socio-cultural changes.
Characterize the artistic movements of this period and their main representants
Students must demonstrate to interpret artworks as aesthetic, historical and artistic objects.
Develop the capacity for historical, aesthetic, iconographic and iconological analysis of works of art
Develop critical thinking

Program
I- The artistic development in the Modern Era
1-Origins of the Renaissance Plastic Space; the italian Proto-Renaissance
1.1 - The importance of perspective in the recovery of three dimensionality in painting and sculpture.
2-The italian Architecture and the importance of Treatises.
3 - The Renaissance Sculpture
3.1-From Ghiberti to Donatello and his followers.
3.2 - Andreas Verrocchios's realism
4 - The Rennaissance Painting
4.1 - Giotto's Proto-rennaissance: the recovery of the oil painting and the flemish realism
4.2 - The Flemish "Ars Nova"
4.3 - The fourteenth century italian painting
4.4 - Leonardo da Vinci, Rafael de Urbino e Miguel Ângelo
5 - The European Renaissance irradiation
6- The Mannerism
6.1-The new aesthetic and artistic concept. Anti-classicism.
6.2- "Prima-Maniera" and "Naturans Ars". Compositional inovations in Painting, Architecture and Sculpture.
6.3 - The "Contra-Maniera" and the new artistic literature.
6.3.1 - the Catholic Counter-reform and its impact in the art of the countries of the South Europe
6.3.2.- The importance of engraving in the diffusion of Manneirism principles
7 - The Antwerp Mannerism
8 - Diffusion of Mannerism in Europe
9 - The 17th century aesthetic paradigm: Barroc Art

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous assessment:one written test and one written work (miminum mark of 7.5/20 in one of these works, since in the other one obtains 12). Mimimum pass mark is 10/20.
Final examination: approval with 10.

Bibliography
- Chevalier, J. e Gheer Brant, A. (1982). Dictionnaire des Symboles. Mythes, Rêves, Coutumes, Gestes, Formes, Figures, Couleurs, Nombres. Paris: Robert Laffont & Jupiter
- Janson, H. (2010). A Nova História da Arte de Janson. A tradição ocidental. Lisboa: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian
- Turner, J. (1998). The Dictionary of Art. London: Jane Turner
- Réau, L. (1996). Iconografia del Arte Cristiano. (Vol. 5vols). Barcelona: Ediciones del Serbal
- VV, A. (1972). História da Arte. (Vol. 5 e 6). Lisboa: Alfa

Method of interaction
Theoretical classes supported by examination and analysis of artworks.
Theoretical-practical lessons focused on discussing and reflecting on the course topics.
Tutorial support

Software used in class
Not applicable.