History of Contemporary Art II - LM [Sede TN] (2014/2015)

Course code
4S001223
Name of lecturer
Denis Viva
Coordinator
Denis Viva
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-ART/03 - HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY ART
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
I semestre sede Trento dal Sep 15, 2014 al Dec 23, 2014.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

Acquisition of knowledge concerning the main protagonists and historical events of Art History since the 1920s until the 1980s;
Understanding and visual analysis of contemporary artworks;
Critic and historiographic proficiency in Contemporary Art History;
Being able to begin autonomous researches on Contemporary Art History

Syllabus

Prerequisites: Deep knowledge of art history until the historical avant-gardes

Course programme
1) Art History and its main poetics, trends and artists, since Surrealism until the 1980s

Didactic Methods: Lectures with the projections of artwork pictures, visual tests, and an anthology of Critics and Cultural Policy texts as a comment.

Reference Texts:
Contemporary Art History I [LM 130202]

Yve-Alain Bois, Benjamin H. Buchloh, Hal Foster, Rosalind Krauss, Arte dal 1900, Zanichelli, Milano 2013. Capitoli: 1924; 1926; 1927abc; 1930b; 1931; 1933; 1934a; 1935; 1937a; 1942ab; 1944ab; 1946; 1947ab; 1949; 1951; 1953;

Alessandro Del Puppo, L''arte contemporanea. Il secondo Novecento, Einaudi, Torino 2013;

Adachiara Zevi, Peripezie del dopoguerra nell''arte italiana, Einaudi, Torino 2006, pp. 51-92;

Ida Mitrano, Jolanda Nigro Covre, Arte contemporanea: tra astrattismo e realismo, Carocci Editore, Roma 2011, pp. 113-59.

Clement Greenberg, L''avventura del modernismo, edited by Luigi Fassi, Giuseppe Di Salvatore, Johan & Levy, Milano 2011; pp. 52-64;

Nicoletta Misler, La via italiana al realismo. La politica culturale del PCI dal 1944 al 1956, Mazzotta, Milano 1973, pp. 7-62; selected documents from the anthology (pp. 95-188);

For a collection of images and chronology:

Forma 1 e i suoi artisti, curated by Simonetta Lux, Elisabetta Cristallini, Antonella Greco, Françoise Dumont, exh. cat. (MAMAC, Liegi, 18 oct. -14 dicembredec. 2003) Gangemi editore, Roma 2003.

Il Fronte Nuovo delle Arti. Nascita di una avanguardia, exh. cat. (Basilica Palladiana, Vicenza, 13 sept. -16 nov. 1997) Neri Pozza Editore, Vicenza 1997.

Other information
Students who can not follow the lectures should plan their program with the teacher.
At the beginning of the course, the students should plan the program of Contemporary Art History II [LM 130211] or Contemporary Art History III [LM 13282]with the teacher.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written (analyzing some selected artworks) and further oral examition