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

Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
PARTE I 6 L-ART/04-MUSEOLOGY, ART AND RESTORATION CRITICISM Sem 2A Valerio Terraroli
PARTE II 6 L-ART/04-MUSEOLOGY, ART AND RESTORATION CRITICISM Sem 2B Valerio Terraroli

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. The course intends to give tools for a correct speaking ability discussing historical and artistic problems, critical and historical, iconological analysis of a work of art. The student should be able to use the specific glossary of the specific sector selected.

Syllabus

For the complete program, please refer to the programs of part I and part II

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam purposes should verify the learning and critic reprocessing capacities of the treated topics, texts and bibliography.
The exam contents inspects the proposed and discussed topics during the lessons, external tours and the seminary.
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, the external tours.
The exam could be sit for the examination in one solution with both parts or separately for each module. The final evaluation will be the mathematics grade point average of the two grades.
The evaluation will be on 30/30 and, as written above, could be dispense in one session or through the grade point average of the two separate exams.

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.


In relazione alla situazione derivante dall'emergenza Coronavirus la modalità d’esame sopra riportata viene modificata per la sessione estiva 2020, in accordo con le indicazioni di ateneo, in prova orale con modalità telematica.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Valerio Terraroli (a cura di) Art Déco: gli anni ruggenti in Italia 1919-1930 Silvana editoriale 2017 pp. 19-54, 105-112, 122-429 (Biblioteca Ambrosoli, Centro Bossaglia, STL 709 CSB DEC 112; E-Learning)
Rossana Bossaglia Il Déco italiano. Fisionomia dello stile 1925 in Italia Rizzoli 1975 Museo di Castelvecchio, LXI.1 [161] / Civica 220.a.041/ E-Learning
Stefania Cretella “La Casa Bella” (1928-1932) e il concetto di “modernità” nell’arredo e nelle arti decorative contemporanee, in “Storia della Critica d’Arte Annuario della S.I.S.C.A.” 2018 pp. 479-500 (E-Learning)
Gianni Carlo Sciolla La critica d’arte del Novecento UTET 1995 bib. Ambrosoli STL 701 73; bib. Frinzi BF 120 C 417; E-Learning
Maria Flora Giubilei, Valerio Terraroli (a cura di) La forza della modernità. Arti in Italia 1920-1950 Fondazione Ragghianti 2013 pp. 13-37, 71-75 (Biblioteca Frinzi BF 120 C 918 / E-Learning)
Valerio Terraroli, Franca Varallo (a cura di) L’arte nella storia. Contributi di critica e storia dell’arte per Gianni Carlo Sciolla Skira 2000 V. Terraroli, Appunti sul dibattito del ruolo delle arti decorative negli anni Venti in Italia: da Ojetti a Papini, da Conti a D’Annunzio, da Sarfatti a Ponti, pp. 131-140 (Biblioteca Frinzi BF 120 C 76; E-Learning)
Orietta Rossi Pinelli (a cura di) La storia delle storie dell'arte Einaudi 2014 pp. 239-490 (bib. Frinzi BF 120 C 924; E-Learning)
Valerio Terraroli Una rivista per l’architettura, l’arredo e le arti decorative moderne: gli esordi di “Domus” 2003 in Riviste d’arte fra Ottocento ed Età contemporanea, a cura di G.C. Sciolla, Milano, pp. 199-212 (E-Learning)