History of Modern Art (i+p) (2016/2017)

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
I MODULO PARTE (I) 6 L-ART/02-HISTORY OF MODERN ART Sem. IIA Enrico Dal Pozzolo
II MODULO PARTE (P) 6 L-ART/02-HISTORY OF MODERN ART Sem. IIB Enrico Dal Pozzolo

Learning outcomes

Module: I MODULO PARTE (I)
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General knowledge of the principal phenomena in Modern Art, a theoretical and concrete approach to the reading of the works of art.


Module: II MODULO PARTE (P)
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Through the analysis of the works of Giorgione, the course aims to highlight the complexity of the reconstruction of the stages of formation of one of the most singular European painter in Modern Art.

Syllabus

Module: I MODULO PARTE (I)
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Course Content: the course provides an overview of the major artistic developments in the Italian region between the beginning of the fifteenth century (Renaissance) and the end of the eighteenth (Neoclassicism). Certainly, it is impossible a complete analysis of the many aspects included in this time frame, but some readings specimens will be proposed, with general openings connected to the taste and to the collecting and cultural contexts, also in perspective of a methodological reflection.

Testi di riferimento: V. Terraroli, Arte, Skira-Bompiani, 2012: vol. 3 (Il Rinascimento dall’Umanesimo fiorentino al Manierismo europeo) pp. 1-393; vol. 4 (L’Europa moderna dal Barocco all’Impressionismo), pp. 1-219. G. Sciolla, Studiare l’arte. Appunti sul metodo storico-artistico, Utet, 2001. A. Pinelli, La storia dell’arte. Istruzioni per l’uso, Laterza, 2011. It expressly requires the visual knowledge of all the images in the texts, which will be subject to examination.

Teaching methods: Slides during lectures and possibly museum visits. Material posted on e-learning.


Module: II MODULO PARTE (P)
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Course Content: Giorgione. 1. General Introduction to Giorgione 2. History of the rediscovery of his career between the XVI and early twenty-first century; 3. Analysis of the works.
Bibliography: (I) Enrico Maria Dal Pozzolo, Giorgione, Milano, 2009 (book also available in English and French editions). (II) Enrico Maria Dal Pozzolo, La barba di Giorgione, in Giorgione. Catalogo della mostra (Castelfranco Veneto, Museo Casa Giorgione, 12 dicembre 2009 – 11 aprile 2010), a cura di E.M. Dal Pozzolo e L. Puppi, Skira, Milano, 2009, pp. 207-224. At the copy shop Centro Copie in Via San Francesco 16 is available a selection materials taken from the book. (III) The images of the works are posted on E-Learning.

Teaching methods: Slides during lectures and possibly museum visits. Material posted on e-learning.

Assessment methods and criteria

Module: I MODULO PARTE (I)
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Examination: a written test is divided into three parts. The first part consists of recognition of twenty images (a) from the manual and the text of Pinelli: each image is projected to the time of a minute and one has to indicate the author, the theme depicted, the date (or the period, if the date is not certain) the execution and even the location. The second part (b) consists of a question on a specific theme (i.e., work, artist,artistic school, phenomenon etc.) The time allowed is 45 minutes. Eventually, it will follow a question (c) relating to the books of Pinelli and Sciolla to be answered in 45 minutes.
In order to havea positive mark (18 or above), one has to recognize at least ten out of twenty images, and the answers to the questions (b) and (c) has to be considered sufficiently accurate.


Module: II MODULO PARTE (P)
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Examination: a written test is divided into three parts. The first part consists of recognition of twenty images (a) from the images of the works are posted on E-Learning: each image is projected to the time of a minute and one has to indicate the author, the theme depicted, the date (or the period, if the date is not certain) the execution and even the location. The second part (b) consists of a question on a specific theme (i.e., work, artist,artistic school, phenomenon etc.) The time allowed is 45 minutes. It will follow a question (c) relating to the books to be answered 25 minutes.
In order to havea positive mark (18 or above), one has to recognize at least ten out of twenty images, and the answers to the questions (b) and (c) has to be considered sufficiently accurate.