Art History and Theory 2

Photography
4 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 5,0 OT

Lecturer
- Valter Nuno Garcez da Silva Ventura

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
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.

Program
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.

Bibliography
- 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
Lectures.

Software used in class
Powerpoint