ICONOGRAPHY AND ICONOLOGY

ICONOGRAPHY AND ICONOLOGY

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Code
65056
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
9 credits during the 2nd year of 8467 Art History and artistic heritage management (LM-89) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-ART/02
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Art History and artistic heritage management)
semester
2° Semester

OVERVIEW

From “classical” iconological analysis to recent developments and new perspectives of the discipline. Definition of tools of enquiry and their application to case studies chosen in the context of modern era artistic production. 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to clarify the characteristics of iconographic and iconological analysis of works of art, outline a profile of the historical development of the relative methodologies of enquiry and analyse specific themes in both religious and profane contexts. This includes a module dedicated to assessing iconographic programmes prepared for churches and convent structures in the area. 

Teaching methods

Lectures, presentations and discussion of images; lessons in the field

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Programme for students taking the course for 6 cfu

Programme for students attending the course (at least two thirds of lectures):
- Notes from lectures - General texts
- Three groups of in-depth reading on profane themes chosen by students from a list (see "Bibliography")
- Two groups of in-depth reading on religious themes chosen by students from a list (see "Bibliography")
Programme for students unable to attend the course:
- General texts
- Four groups of in-depth reading on profane themes chosen by students from a list (see "Bibliography")
- Three groups of in-depth reading on religious themes chosen by students from a list (see “Bibliography")


Programme for students taking the course for 9 cfu

Programme for students attending the course (at least two thirds of lectures):
- Two general texts (obligatory)
- Three groups of in-depth reading on profane themes chosen by students from a list (see "Bibliography")
- Two groups of in-depth reading on religious themes chosen by students from a list (see "Bibliography")
- One reading of an iconographic topic tied to the Ligurian context (see "Bibliography").
Programme for students unable to attend the course:
- Two general texts (obligatory)
- Four groups of in-depth reading on profane themes chosen by students from a list (see "Bibliography")
- Three groups of in-depth reading on religious themes chosen by students from a list (see "Bibliography")
- One reading of an iconographic topic tied to the Ligurian context (see "Bibliography").
 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

LAURA STAGNO (President)

DANIELE SANGUINETI

LAURO GIOVANNI MAGNANI

VALENTINA BORNIOTTO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures, presentations and discussion of images; lessons in the field

ORARI

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EXAMS

Assessment methods

Oral exam to assess learning of general concepts and specific contents tied to the themes of choice analysed by students, as well as students’ acquisition of methodological tools necessary for the iconological analysis of images.