Museology, History of Art Criticism and Methodologies of History of Art (2012/2013)

Course partially running (all years except the first)

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
RICERCA STORICO-ARTISTICA (M) 6 L-ART/04-MUSEOLOGY, ART AND RESTORATION CRITICISM Semestrino IIA Enrico Dal Pozzolo
ICONOLOGIA E ICONOGRAFIA (M) 6 L-ART/04-MUSEOLOGY, ART AND RESTORATION CRITICISM Semestrino IIA Bernard Jan Hendrik Aikema

Learning outcomes

Module: RICERCA STORICO-ARTISTICA (M)
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This course will give a general introduction to the main historical-artistic research methods of the XX century, with a brief theoretical framing and study of exemplar cases.


Module: ICONOLOGIA E ICONOGRAFIA (M)
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The course gives an introduction to iconography and iconology, one of the most important methodologies in the discipline of art history, both in its historiographical and theoretical background and in its concrete research application.

Syllabus

Module: RICERCA STORICO-ARTISTICA (M)
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Contents of the Course. The course is divided in two parts. The first part will give a general introduction to the main methodologies of The History of Art from the end of the 1800s to the present. Specifically, the application of documentary research, attribution, and the historical, contextual and literary connections will be analyzed. The second part of the course will examine some profane themes that can be recognized in the production of various Venetian painters in the XVI century.

Bibliography: G. Sciolla, Studiare l’arte. Appunti sul metodo storico-artistico, Utet, Torino, 2001; F. Zeri, Due dipinti, la filologia e un nome. Il Maestro delle Tavole Barberini, Tea, Milano, 1995; M. Baxandall, Pittura ed esperienze sociali nell’Italia del Quattrocento. Edizione italiana a cura di M.P. e P. Dragone, Einaudi, 2001; P. Burke, Testimoni oculari. Il significato storico delle immagini, Carocci, Firenze, 2002; L. Puppi, Per Tiziano, Skira, 2004; G. Pozzi, Sull’orlo del visibile parlare, Adelphi, 1993, chapters 4. 8. 9. (Il ritratto della donna nella poesia d’inizio Cinquecento e la pittura di Giorgione, Tulipani e passiflore, Imprese di Crusca: pp. 145-171, 329-370). E.M. Dal Pozzolo, Colori d’amore. Parole, gesti e carezze nella pittura veneziana del Cinquecento, Canova, Treviso, 2008.

Teaching Methods: In-class PowerPoint lectures; seminar labs with image-reading exercises.


Module: ICONOLOGIA E ICONOGRAFIA (M)
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The program will be published as soon as possible

Assessment methods and criteria

Module: RICERCA STORICO-ARTISTICA (M)
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Written and oral examination.

Attention: This course is not to be separated from Prof. B Aikema’s course, Iconography and Iconology.


Module: ICONOLOGIA E ICONOGRAFIA (M)
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oral exam