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

Course code
4S003892
Credits
12
Coordinator
Alessandra Galizzi
Teaching is organised as follows:
Unit Credits Academic sector Period Academic staff
PARTE I 6 L-ART/04-MUSEOLOGY, ART AND RESTORATION CRITICISM I semestre - sede TN Giuseppe Sava
PARTE II 6 L-ART/04-MUSEOLOGY, ART AND RESTORATION CRITICISM I semestre - sede TN Alessandra Galizzi

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.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
T. W. Gaehtgens "Altes Museum, Berlin: Building Prussia's First Modern Museum" in The First Modern Museums of Art. The Birth of an Institution in 18th- and Early-19th-Century Europe, a cura di C. Paul Los Angels: The J. Paul Getty Museum 2012 pp. 285-303
E. Pirazzoli A partire da ciò che resta. Forme memoriali dal 1945 alle macerie del Muro di Berlino Reggio Emilia: Diabasis 2010
C. Härtel Berlino. Una breve storia Berlino: berlin edition 2006
H. G. Hiller von Gaertringen e K. Hiller von Gaertringen Eine Geschichte der Berliner Museen in 227 Häusern Berlino: Deutscher Kunstverlag 2014
M. T. Fiorio Il museo nella storia. Dallo studiolo alla raccolta pubblica Milano: Mondadori 2011 Utili specialmente i cap. 1-4 per l'evoluzione del fenomeno museale nei periodi più discussi nel corso. Su Berlino si vedano in particolare pp. 71-84)
K. Schubert Il museo. Storia di un'idea Milano: Il Saggiatore 2004 pp. 35-46 (cioè il capitolo su Wilhelm von Bode) NOTA BENE: ulteriore bibliografia su argomenti specifici sarà indicata a lezione.
F. Fisogni Museumsinsel. Berlino Milano: Rizzoli/Corriere della sera 2006
P. O'Keefe Protecting Cultural Objets: Before and After 1970 Crickdarn: The Institute of Art and Law Ltd 2017
J. Chapuis e S. Kemperdick The Lost Museum: The Berlin Painting and Sculpture Collections 70 Years After World War II Petersberg: Michael Imhof Verlag 2016
T. W. Gaehtgens "The Museum Island in Berlin", in The Formation of National Collections of Art and Archaeology, a cura di G. Wright Washington: National Gallery of Art 1996 pp. 53-77