CRITICAL ELEMENTS OF LITERATURE AND ART

CRITICAL ELEMENTS OF LITERATURE AND ART

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Code
86911
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 8453 Conservation of Cultural Heritage (L-1)
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-ART/04
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Conservation of Cultural Heritage)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course (for three-year degree students) proposes an initial approach to artistic sources and historiography as well as militant and scientific criticism of figurative arts by means of study files and anthology passages. 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course aims to give an in-depth analysis of the relations between writing, literature, historiography and artistic artefacts and, with the help of examples, it demonstrates the synergy between history of art and history of art criticism. 

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

In each teaching unit will be presented individual cards on aulaweb that contain pieces of literature and art criticism enriched by images, ideas, videos and self-assessment tests.

PREREQUISITES

Ability to understand and interpret a text of artistic historiography.

Teaching methods

Lectures. Every week specific tests will be given to assess learning during lectures

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Programme for students taking the course for 6 cfu

Works of art and texts

The exam programme envisages the study of 15 study files that connect artistic artefacts with the artistic literature that refers to them.

These texts will be made available on Aulaweb at the end of each lecture. Students are required to attend lectures.  

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

L. Venturi, Storia della critica d'arte, Torino Einaudi, ultima edizione, introduzione

J.V.Schlosser, La Letteratura artistica, 1926, Introduzione

L.GRASSI,  "Il punto sulla 'Storia della critica d'arte' e la 'Letteratura artistica'", apparso in Prospettiva. Rivista di storia dell'arte antica e moderna, Scritti in ricordo di Giovanni Previtali, Volume II, n. 57-60, Aprile 1989 - Ottobre 1990
G.C.ARGAN, Voce Critica d'arte, in Enciclopedia Treccani.

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures. Every week specific tests will be given to assess learning during lectures

EXAMS

Exam description

Assessment will be undertaken by means of an oral test. During the year, students will be given self-evaluation and evaluation tests during lectures.

Assessment methods

Each study file posted on Aulaweb will be accompanied by an online exercise.

At the end of the course students must demonstrate that they know how to build a critical exegesis of a proposed artistic work.

The exam will be oral.

Registration on the Aulaweb teaching planform is obligatory in order to access the study files.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
25/06/2019 10:00 GENOVA Orale
12/07/2019 10:00 GENOVA Orale
16/09/2019 10:00 GENOVA Orale