HISTORY OF ARTISTIC TECHNIQUES

HISTORY OF ARTISTIC TECHNIQUES

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Code
61384
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 8453 Conservation of Cultural Heritage (L-1) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
L-ART/04
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Conservation of Cultural Heritage)
semester
1° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course illustrates operational procedural methods used in various techniques from the middle ages to the end of the 18th century. 

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course describes operational methods in individual art forms in their historical evolution from the middle ages to the end of the modern era, with particular reference to the issues of work organisation and dissemination of models. 

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Stages of experimentation and change that various artists introduced to their individual art forms will be retraced. Recognition of operational methods and materials used in the various eras will be discussed in the light of ancient treatise and results obtained with modern diagnostics.

Teaching methods

Lectures with PowerPoint presentations. Reading of historical sources.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Programme for students taking the course for 6 cfu

 

Taking a temporal arc that goes from the middle ages to the neoclassical era, the course will examine the main technical changes in the following arts: sculpture, ceramics, stucco, glass, enamel, incision, mosaic, marquetry, stained glass windows and tapestries. Painting techniques will be analysed in more detail. By reading the sources and discussing the data from technical-scientific analyses, the materials, planning and implementation methods that characterised production on wood, canvas and walls during the centuries will be illustrated.

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Office hours for student duirng the academic year 2018-2019:  Tuesday, 15-17 at the DIRAAS, via Balbi 4, Genova  

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures with PowerPoint presentations. Reading of historical sources.

ORARI

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile su EasyAcademy.

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HISTORY OF ARTISTIC TECHNIQUES

EXAMS

Assessment methods

Assessment will consist of an oral exam to ascertain: knowledge and understanding of the bibliography; capacity to link topics tackled; critical spirit and personal reflection.