History of artistic literature and art criticism (i) (2015/2016)

Course code
4S001316
Name of lecturer
Valerio Terraroli
Coordinator
Valerio Terraroli
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
L-ART/04 - MUSEOLOGY, ART AND RESTORATION CRITICISM
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Semestrino IB dal Nov 16, 2015 al Jan 16, 2016.

Lesson timetable

Semestrino IB
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall 1.5  
Tuesday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall 1.5  
Wednesday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall 1.5  

Learning outcomes

knowledge of sources related to art history, their historical background, structure and history of the main texts, knowledge of various critical approaches, ability to interpret the texts and obtain critical, historical and linguistic remarks

Syllabus

During lectures, will be analyzed the following themes:
- Ancient tradition: Senocrate di Sicione, Policleto, Erodoto, Pausania, Plinio, Vitruvio, Cassiodoro
- Medieval culture: Teofilo, Cennini
- beginning of the periodo of Humanism and Renaissance: Villani, Ghiberti, Alberti, Filarete, Piero della Francesca, Leonardo, Duerer,
- Vasari
- Condivi, Lomazzo, Armenini, Cellini, Borghini, Michiel and the culture of Mannerism
- Baroque: Bellori, Boschini
- 18th century: Winckelmann, Burke, Lanzi


Bibliography:
J. Schlosser Magnino, La letteratura artistica, (I edizione Die Kunstliteratur, Wien 1924), ed. italiana, Firenze, La Nuova Italia, 1977, pp. 101-146, 189-198, 209-219, 227-232, 289-332, 349-372, 381-398, 464-470, 527-534
L. Venturi, Storia della critica d’arte, (I ed. 1936), Torino, Einaudi, 1964, pp. 19-171
D. Levi, Il discorso sull’arte, Milano, Bruno Mondadori, 2010, pp.1-59, 145-311
La storia delle storie dell'arte, a cura di O. Rossi Pinelli, Einaudi, Torino 2014, pp.48-85, 91-119
B. Agosti, Giorgio Vasari. Luoghi e tempi delle vite, Milano, Officina Libraria 2013
Anthology of abstracts(contact Stefania Cretella: stefania.cretella@libero.it)

Assessment methods and criteria

oral exam

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016