HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY ART

HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY ART

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Code
65088
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
12 credits during the 3nd year of 8453 Conservation of Cultural Heritage (L-1) GENOVA

6 credits during the 3nd year of 8455 Philosophy (L-5) GENOVA

9 credits during the 3nd year of 8457 Letters and Humanities (L-10) GENOVA

9 credits during the 2nd year of 8457 Letters and Humanities (L-10) GENOVA

5 credits during the 2nd year of 8471 HISTORICAL AND ARTISTIC HERITAGE (SSPC-3) GENOVA

6 credits during the nd year of 8740 Modern languages and cultures (L-11) GENOVA

9 credits during the 3nd year of 8740 Modern languages and cultures (L-11) 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

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-ART/03
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Conservation of Cultural Heritage)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The first part of the course retraces the main events of the history of contemporary art chronologically by analysing the main artistic movements, personalities and works of art that have characterised art from Neoclassicism to nowadays; the second part consists of an in-depth study of a particular theme of figurative culture in the 20th century; the third part consists of seminars and aims to give students specific instruments for the study of art in the second half of the 20th century. 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The “History of Contemporary Art” course aims to give students an in-depth knowledge of the artistic events of the last two centuries from Neoclassicism to nowadays by carefully examining its historical dynamics and specific issues with particular reference to 20th century events.

Teaching methods

Lectures with projection of images and multimedia support materials.

Field trips and meetings with specialists in the field. 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Programme for students taking the course for 6 cfu

 

History of Art from Neoclassicism to nowadays with specific reference to 20th century events.

 

Programme for students taking the course for 9 cfu

 

History of Art from Neoclassicism to nowadays with specific reference to 20th century events.

The 1980s New British Sculpture.

 

Programme for students taking the course for 12 cfu

History of Art from Neoclassicism to nowadays with specific reference to 20th century events.

The 1980s New British Sculpture.

Instruments for the study of contemporary art: the case of the “Museo Diffuso Albisola” (MuDA)

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

LEO LECCI (President)

PAOLA VALENTI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures with projection of images and multimedia support materials.

Field trips and meetings with specialists in the field. 

ORARI

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HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY ART

EXAMS

Assessment methods

The exam which is both written and oral aims to assess knowledge of the main movements and artists from neoclassicism to nowadays with particular critical reflection on 20th century art.

The written exam deals with the first part of the course (6 cfu) and consists of open questions on topics covered by the programme.