Art History and Theory 1
4 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 5,0 OT
- Valter Nuno Garcez da Silva Ventura
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 of power, spirituality, memory and how its codes accumulated and subsist to the present day.
Antiquity: the codification of reality, Art in the construction of empires, cosmogonies.
The Middle Ages: the Kingdom of Heaven in the Kingdom of Men, the power of symbols.
The Modern Age: the reinvention of History, the profane and the sacred, communicating by metaphors, art as a profession.
Continuous assessment. Participation in class.
One mid-term test and/or final exam.
- Janson, H. (2010). A Nova História da Arte. Lisboa: FCGulbenkian
- Calinescu, M. (1999). As Cinco Faces da Modernidade. Lisboa: Vega
- Gombrich, E. (0). História da Arte. Acedido em 1 de março de 2016 em http://www.slideshare.net/acarahybalobatomusician/histria-da-arte-gombrich-34544932
Method of interaction
Software used in class