History of Contemporary Art I - LM [Sede VR] (2019/2020)

Course code
4S003875
Name of lecturer
Valerio Terraroli
Coordinator
Valerio Terraroli
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
Academic sector
L-ART/03 - HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY ART
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Sem 2A, Sem 2B

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

The artistic culture of the first post-war period (1920-1940)

Topics:
1. The so-called "Ritorno all'Ordine"
2. Magic realism in Italy
3. The New Objectivity and Magic realism in Germany
4. Novecento Italiano
5. The realisms in the thirties

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Catalogo di mostra Da Boccioni a Sironi. Il mondo di Margherita Sarfatti Skira 1997 pp.41-61; 65-67 e repertorio delle opere ( E-Learning)
R. Bossaglia, C. Gian Ferrari Il Novecento italiano Charta 1995 pp. 7-55 (E-Learning)
Elena Pontiggia La Nuova Oggettività tedesca Abscondita 2002 (E-Learning)
S. Barron Nuova Oggettività. Arte in Germania al tempo della Repubblica di Weimar 1919-1933 ed. 24 Ore Cultura 2015 15-48 (E-Learning)
Valerio Terraroli e Gabriella Belli Realismo Magico. L'incanto della pittura italiana negli anni Venti e Trenta Electa 2017 (E-Learning)

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam purposes should verify the learning and critic reprocessing capacities of the treated topics 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 and the bibliography.
The evaluation will be on 30/30.

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, and in accordance with the University of Verona guidelines, during ​the 2020 summer session the assessment modality will be modified as follows: online oral exam.