Art History 3

Conservation and Restoration

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

Lecturer
- Maria Teresa Ribeiro Pereira Desterro
- Nuno Miguel de Sousa Vieira

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
Frame the artistic movements of Western civilization from the end of the Modern Age to the Contemporary Era.
Characterize and develop the ability to read works, as aesthetic, historical and artistic objects.

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
Attendance and constructive participation in class (20%) + attendance (80%).
Final exam (100%). Evaluation of questions about the given subject and that require answers of interpretation and problematization.

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