History of Venetian art (m) (2020/2021)

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Learning outcomes

The course aims at providing the fundamental tools for understanding the formal development and the most relevant themes in the Veneto region art production, with special attention to Venice, with the support of proper visual comparisons and iconographic/iconological interpretations, following an interdisciplinary approach, based on art historic, historic and literary sources. The main course's goals are: - Provide the students with the basic tools for being acquainted with the main cultural structures of a period, a theme or a painter; - Identify the prevailing iconographies and focus on the problems involved in their interpretation with a critical judgement; - Understand and make use of the fundamental sources in a proper way. During the course, students will be invited to verify the reliability of the theoretical statements they have learnt from the teacher by analysing the works of art by their own (slides will be loaded on the learning site). Furthermore, students will be encouraged to develop their judgement and express their opinions on the works of art, in order to increase their skills.