History of Contemporary Art I - LM [Sede TN] (2017/2018)

Course code
4S003875
Name of lecturer
Denis Viva
Coordinator
Denis Viva
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
Academic sector
L-ART/03 - HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY ART
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
I semestre - sede Trento dal Sep 18, 2017 al Dec 22, 2017.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Comprehension and analysis of contemporary artworks;
Critic and historical attitude in using the methodological tools of the discipline
How to research in the field of Contemporary Art History
Deep knowledge of the monographic topic of the course

Syllabus

Roy Lichtenstein and the advent of Pop Art. The course will deal with both the art critics debate concering Pop Art, in the early '60s, and the comparative analysis of Lichtenstein's artworks: their evolution toward a pop style; their mass-media source images; its painting technique; its relationship with the history of the avant-gardes; some aspects of Perception Theory

An anthology of texts will be provided by the teacher during the course.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Graham Bader Hall of Mirrors. Roy Lichtenstein and the Face of Painting in the 1960s MIT Press 2010 9780262026475 da p. XI a p. 129.
Michael Lobel Image Duplicator. Roy Lichtenstein and the Emergence of Pop Art (Edizione 1) Yale University Press 2002 978-0-300-08762-8

Assessment methods and criteria

Written (analyzing some selected artworks) and further oral examition
Students who can not follow the lectures should plan their program with the teacher.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018