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Ano Letivo: 2021/22

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Visual Culture

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Publication in the Diário da República: Registo Alteração R/Cr 295.1/2015 de 10-08-2018

4 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 60,0 TP + 3,0 OT , Cód. 602823.


-not applicable

-Students are expected to be able to:
-Demonstrate ability to observe and analyse a work of art
-narrative, meaning of symbols and messages
-understand the mechanisms of representation
-balance, proportion, perspective, ilusions, light and color, position of objects and characters
-understand historically and cultural western art
-important values of each time
-economical and socio-cultural constraints
-Know some trends in the future of art

I-Theorical principles of representation in art
-concept of art and work of art
-Artistics disciplines
-Components of the work of art
II-History of art and scenic and portrait analysis (from pre-history to the end of the 20th century)
-criteria to analyse and evaluate
-Mecanisms of representation
1-Prehistoric art (short reference)
2-Classical Antiquity: Ancient near East, egyptian, Greek, etruscan, Roman, Paleocristan and Byzantine
3-The Midle age to the XIX century: Medieval, Romanesque, Gothic, italian, Northern europe, renaissance, maneirism, reform, Baroque, enlightement and Romanticism
4-Art of the 19th century: Impressionism, Vienna Secession, fauvism, Die Bruke, expressionism, cubism, die Still, Dada, Bauhaus, new Objectivity, surrealism, New York Photo, Pop Art
III-Artistics trends of the XXI century

Evaluation Methodology
research paper (presentation and defend)
Aproved: score above or equal 09,5
Amitted to exam: Lower than 09,5
exam: Research work

- Eimert, D. (2013). ART OF THE 20TH CENTURY. London: Parkstone International
- Davies, J. (2010). A NOVA HISTÓRIA DA ARTE DE JANSON. Lisboa: Fund. Calouste Gulbenkian

Teaching Method
Classes are taught based on observation and chronological analysis of works of art always taking into account the artistic and socio-economic context of the time

Software used in class




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