History of Modern Art (i+p) - II MODULO PARTE (P) (2016/2017)

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Name of lecturer
Enrico Dal Pozzolo
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Sem. IIB dal Apr 24, 2017 al Jun 10, 2017.

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Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

Through the analysis of the works of Giorgione, the course aims to highlight the complexity of the reconstruction of the stages of formation of one of the most singular European painter in Modern Art.


Course Content: Giorgione. 1. General Introduction to Giorgione 2. History of the rediscovery of his career between the XVI and early twenty-first century; 3. Analysis of the works.
Bibliography: (I) Enrico Maria Dal Pozzolo, Giorgione, Milano, 2009 (book also available in English and French editions). (II) Enrico Maria Dal Pozzolo, La barba di Giorgione, in Giorgione. Catalogo della mostra (Castelfranco Veneto, Museo Casa Giorgione, 12 dicembre 2009 – 11 aprile 2010), a cura di E.M. Dal Pozzolo e L. Puppi, Skira, Milano, 2009, pp. 207-224. At the copy shop Centro Copie in Via San Francesco 16 is available a selection materials taken from the book. (III) The images of the works are posted on E-Learning.

Teaching methods: Slides during lectures and possibly museum visits. Material posted on e-learning.

Assessment methods and criteria

Examination: a written test is divided into three parts. The first part consists of recognition of twenty images (a) from the images of the works are posted on E-Learning: each image is projected to the time of a minute and one has to indicate the author, the theme depicted, the date (or the period, if the date is not certain) the execution and even the location. The second part (b) consists of a question on a specific theme (i.e., work, artist,artistic school, phenomenon etc.) The time allowed is 45 minutes. It will follow a question (c) relating to the books to be answered 25 minutes.
In order to havea positive mark (18 or above), one has to recognize at least ten out of twenty images, and the answers to the questions (b) and (c) has to be considered sufficiently accurate.