Introduction to the study of decorative arts (2018/2019)

Course code
4S008038
Name of lecturer
Valerio Terraroli
Coordinator
Valerio Terraroli
Number of ECTS credits allocated
3
Other available courses
Academic sector
NN - -
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Sem. 1B dal Nov 19, 2018 al Jan 12, 2019.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course aims to make students develop a greater familiarity in the approach and study of decorative arts and related artistic techniques.

Syllabus

The course includes nine lessons in which will be presented a general overview of the decorative
arts, with particular attention to the different artistic techniques (metals, ceramics, glass, cabinet
making, printing, textiles) and their evolution over time. A focus will follow on the development of
applied arts museums and the peculiarities that distinguish these institutions. In the end will be
presented an excursus of illustrated artifacts of decorative arts with reference also to the main
magazines dedicated to this topic.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
G. Cogeval e G. P. Bosoni (a cura di) Il modo italiano Skira 2007 I. De Guttry, M.P. Maino, Dagli artisti-artigiani agli architetti designer, pp. 51-66
Maria Teresa Fiorio Il museo nella storia. Dallo studiolo alla raccolta pubblica Bruno Mondadori 2011 pp. 95-103
C. Maltese Le tecniche artistiche Mursia 1973 pp. 85- 132, 137 – 168, 173 – 198, 413 – 450
Rossana Bossaglia e Valerio Terraroli (a cura di) Milano Déco. Fisionomia della città negli anni Venti Skira 1999 pp. 129 – 155

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam will be oral

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