HISTORY OF LIGURIAN ART IN MODERN AGE

HISTORY OF LIGURIAN ART IN MODERN AGE

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Code
53086
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
6 credits during the 2nd year of 8453 Conservation of Cultural Heritage (L-1) GENOVA

6 credits during the 2nd year of 9265 MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES FOR CULTURAL SERVICES (LM-38) GENOVA

6 credits during the 2nd year of 9265 MODERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES FOR CULTURAL SERVICES (LM-37) GENOVA

6 credits during the 2nd year of 9915 ARCHITECTURE (LM-4) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-ART/02
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Conservation of Cultural Heritage)
semester
2° Semester

OVERVIEW

The fundamental directions of Ligurian artistic dynamics in the modern age will be reconstructed by analysing images presented in lectures and by direct contact with artistic and architectural objects in Genoa.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to give students knowledge of the fundamental characteristics of Ligurian art from the second half of the 15th century to the first half of the 18th century in relation to the history of Italian and European art in the same chronological period.

Teaching methods

Lectures with PowerPoint presentations; lectures in the field; discussions during lectures.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Programme for students taking the course for 6 cfu

 

For students who attend the course (at least two thirds of lectures):

  • notes from lectures and creative PowerPoint presentations
  • general texts indicated in the bibliography
  • a set of in-depth readings (to be chosen from the list indicated in the bibliography)
  • knowledge of museums, buildings and churches visited during the course
  • visit and in-depth knowledge of two churches or one church and one museum chosen from among those that were not visited during the course.

For students who could not attend the course:

  • general texts indicated in the bibliography
  • two sets of in-depth readings (to be chosen from the list indicated in the bibliography)
  • visit and in-depth knowledge of two churches and two museums that are interesting for the history of modern art (15th-18th centuries); on the basis of a specific agreement with teaching staff, by email or in person, it will be possible to choose churches and museums in cities other than Genoa.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

LAURA STAGNO (President)

DANIELE SANGUINETI

ANNA MANZITTI

LAURO GIOVANNI MAGNANI

VALENTINA BORNIOTTO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures with PowerPoint presentations; lectures in the field; discussions during lectures.

EXAMS

Assessment methods

An oral exam which aims to assess students’ learning of the contents of the course but also their acquisition of a methodology to read works of art (in particular by commenting images contained in texts indicated in the bibliography).

Students who demonstrate that they have acquired basic knowledge of the historical-artistic dynamics of the modern age in Liguria will pass the exam. To attain excellence students must demonstrate detailed knowledge of the contents, mastery of the necessary lexicon and articulated critical tools as well as the capacity to propose relevant lines of argument and links.