Applied Arts

Conservation and Restoration

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

Lecturer
- Fernando dos Santos Antunes
- Ana Rita de Sousa Gaspar Vieira
- Ricardo Pereira Triães

Prerequisites
Not applicable

Objectives
Become aware of the importance of applied arts in Portugal and its contribution to the definition of national identity.
Identify the production techniques as well as the main materials and their artistic evolution.

Program
1. Retable art and the various carving arts
2. Gilded polychrome wooden ceilings
3. Furniture
4. Utilitarian and decorative ceramics
5. Cladding ceramics
6. Decorative architectural ceramics
7. Tapestry
8. Wallpaper

Evaluation Methodology
Assessment is the weighted average of three written assignments on three different types of cultural assets, each marked by one of the three instructors.
Students who do not complete all the assignments or whose weighted average is lower than 10 will be porposed to sit the examination. The assessment methodology is the same, both for the continuous assessment period and the examination period.
The student is exempted from taking the examinatation with a mark of 10 or more.
Each of the three written assignments is limited to 1000 words of text (excluding the title, table of contents, subtitles and bibliography). The use of photos/images of the items is compulsory and may be complemented with other types of records.

Bibliography
- Ferrão, B. (1990). Mobiliário Português. (Vol. 1-4). Porto: Lello & Irmão
- Lameira, F. (2005). Retábulos (...). (Vol. 1-15). Faro: CPM - Histório da Arte
- Meco, J. (1993). O azulejo em Portugal. Lisboa: Alfa
- Harper, C. (2004). Craft Histories, Textile Futures: emotional affectivity and design hybridity in quilt. Melbourne: Monash University

Method of interaction
Subject contents are presented using text presentations, images, analytical data, objects, samples or artwork.

Software used in class
Not applicable