History of artistic literature and art criticism (i) (2016/2017)

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
Sem. IIB dal Apr 24, 2017 al Jun 10, 2017.

Lesson timetable

Sem. IIB
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 3:10 PM - 4:50 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.3  
Tuesday 10:10 AM - 11:50 AM lesson Lecture Hall 1.2  
Wednesday 1:30 PM - 3:10 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.5  

Learning outcomes

The students should be able to aquire the elements to read and critically explain a historical/artistic testimonies and literary testimonies in an artistic/historical setting. The student should be able to examine analysis and comparisons on facts, expressing general lines of reasoning and deductions on the main subjects; consequently, the students should develop a smart use of the sources.
At the end of the course the student should know the main textual sources related to the artistic production of the early Christian at the end of the Eighteenth century; to apply a correct analysis method to historic and artistic sources; to contextualize the sources historically and culturally.
The course should give the tools for a correct exposition of a historic and artistic problem of critic, historic and subject analysis of a literary text.
The course should give the tools for an own judgement autonomy and communicative ability. The student should be able to use the specific glossary of the discipline.
The course would give tools to develop the judgement autonomy of the students.
The student should acquire the knowledge of different lines of development of art history and historic, critic and subject analysis of a literary text.

Syllabus

- Classical tradition: Senocrate di Sicione, Policleto, Erodoto, Pausania, Plinio, Vitruvio, Cassiodoro
- Medieval heritage: Classical tradition, Bernardo versus Suger, Dante, Teofilo, Cennini
- Renaissance: Villani, Ghiberti, Alberti, Filarete, Piero della Francesca, Leonardo, Duerer
- Vasari
- Manierism: Condivi, Lomazzo, Armenini, Cellini, Borghini, Michiel
- Baroque: Bellori, Boschini
- Neoclassicism: Winckelmann, Burke, Lanzi

Bibliography:
J. Schlosser Magnino, La letteratura artistica, (I edizione Die Kunstliteratur, Wien 1924), ed. italiana, Firenze, La Nuova Italia, 1977, pp. Introduzione e premessa, 15-30, 81-98, 101-160, 189-198, 264-273, 281-284, 289-332, 349-372, 381-398, 459-470, 527-534 (Biblioteca Ambrosoli, STL 701 69. Per chi fosse interessato, la versione on-line del volume è scaricabile al seguente link: http://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/schlosser1964)
D. Levi, Il discorso sull’arte, Milano, Bruno Mondadori, 2010, pp. 1-59, 145-211, 235-251, 277-311
La storia delle storie dell'arte, a cura di O. Rossi Pinelli, Einaudi, Torino 2014, pp. 3-142

Anthology of abstracts (contact Stefania Cretella: stefania.cretella@libero.it)

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam purposes should verify the learning and critic reprocessing capacities of the treated topics, texts and bibliography.
The modalities will be oral through a conversation on the above subjects. The exam will be oral with a conversation between student and professor related to the topics of the course, the bibliography and critic texts and works treated during the lessons.
The evaluation will be on 30/30.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017