History of Art Criticism I - LM [Sede TN] (2020/2021)

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 Sem 1 - sede TN Federica Carolina Manoli
PARTE II 6 L-ART/04-MUSEOLOGY, ART AND RESTORATION CRITICISM Sem 1 - 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.

Syllabus

The entire course, generally devoted to the HISTORY OF ART CRITICISM, will pertain to the field of MUSEUM STUDIES; its goal is to confront students with a number of highly professionalizing issues.

The part held by Dr. Manoli regards safety and accessibility of the cultural heritage, such as safety management, education activities, cultural mediation and communication with specific attention to the needs of the different audiences.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam (unless the COVID-19 situation will recommend to have online exams also next January and February). The exam consists of six questions, three for the part of Dr. Manoli, and three for the part of Prof. Galizzi Kroegel.

For the part taught by Dr. Manoli, all the three questions will require the discussion of one of the issues analyzed in class.

Each answer will be graded from 1 to 5 point, so that the total of six correct answers will be 30 points. Students will have a total of two hours for the whole exam; both parts of the exam must be taken in the same session.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
ICOM Italia Codice etico dell'ICOM per i musei ICOM Italia - Fasertek 2009
F. Manoli Manuale di gestione e cura delle collezioni museali Le Monnier 2015
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
O. Zorn (a cura di) Die Museumsinsel: Geschichte und Geschichten Berlino: Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin 2019
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
K. Schubert Il museo. Storia di un'idea Milano: Il Saggiatore 2004
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