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HISTORY OF MODERN ARTS I
STORIA DELL'ARTE MODERNA I

A.Y. Credits
2019/2020 6
Lecturer Email Office hours for students
Cecilia Prete Thursday 15-16 and by appointment (Palazzo Albani, via Bramante 17)
Teaching in foreign languages
Course with optional materials in a foreign language English
This course is entirely taught in Italian. Study materials can be provided in the foreign language and the final exam can be taken in the foreign language.

Assigned to the Degree Course

Humanities, Cultural Heritage Studies and Philosophy (L-10)
Curriculum: BENI CULTURALI STORICO-ARTISTICI
Date Time Classroom / Location
Date Time Classroom / Location

Learning Objectives

The course aims to equip students with a sound knowledge of the most significant episodes occurred in the history of Italian art, from the Fifteenth to the Seventeenth century, through the study and analysis of paintings and plastic and architecture works. The course also promotes visual literacy, further to recognizing the works of art students will learn to consider the role they played in the different contexts taken in exam from a social and cultural point of view.  In particular, the aim will be to promote the knowledge of fundamental themes of  history of Italian Art : the first Florentine Renaissance ; the centers of the Renaissance and the culture of the Italian courts ; the great protagonists of the Italian Renaissance : Leonardo , Michelangelo , Raphael , between Florence and Rome ; the Venetian Renaissance: Giovanni Bellini , Giorgione , Titian , Tintoretto , Veronese ; the  season of the Mannerism and the painting of the Counter reformation; the renewal of art in Seicento : Carracci and carracceschi painters , Caravaggio and his followers ; Roman Baroque: Bernini , Borromini , Pietro da Cortona ; other centers of the Baroque in Italy

Program

The most important works of art produced in Italy for public and private patrons, from early Renaissance to Baroque, will be studied through the reading and interpretation of images, documents and historiography sources.The program includes the followings topics: the first Florentine Renaissance ; the centers of the Renaissance and the culture of the Italian courts ; the great protagonists of the Italian Renaissance : Leonardo , Michelangelo , Raphael , between Florence and Rome ; the Venetian Renaissance: Giovanni Bellini , Giorgione , Titian , Tintoretto , Veronese ; the  season of the Mannerism and the painting of the Counter reformation; the renewal of art in Seicento : Carracci and carracceschi painters , Caravaggio and his followers ; Roman Baroque: Bernini , Borromini , Pietro da Cortona ; other centers of the Baroque in Italy.

Bridging Courses

Students must successfully pass a written preliminary test to be admitted to the oral exam.

Learning Achievements (Dublin Descriptors)

Knowledge of the most significant episodes in the history of Italian art between XV and XVII century and ability to analyze and recognize the main paintings and plastic and architecture works of the period, such as the first Florentine Renaissance ; the centers of the Renaissance and the culture of the Italian courts ; the great protagonists of the Italian Renaissance : Leonardo , Michelangelo , Raphael , between Florence and Rome ; the Venetian Renaissance: Giovanni Bellini , Giorgione , Titian , Tintoretto , Veronese ; the  season of the Mannerism and the painting of the Counter reformation; the renewal of art in Seicento : Carracci and carracceschi painters , Caravaggio and his followers ; Roman Baroque: Bernini , Borromini , Pietro da Cortona ; other centers of the Baroque in Italy

Teaching Material

The teaching material prepared by the lecturer in addition to recommended textbooks (such as for instance slides, lecture notes, exercises, bibliography) and communications from the lecturer specific to the course can be found inside the Moodle platform › blended.uniurb.it

Supporting Activities

Identification exercises; intermediate test; study visits to public art collections. 

The teaching material and specific communications from the lecturer can be found, together with other supporting activities, inside the Moodle platform › blended.uniurb.it 

 


Didactics, Attendance, Course Books and Assessment

Didactics

Lectures
Identification exercises
Lectures on specific topics by field experts

Attendance

Students have to attend the addictional teaching lectures on specific topics by field experts.and visit the Galleria Nazionale delle Marche

Course books

 - a text from the following:  G. Bora, G. Fiaccadori, A. Negri, A. Nova, I luoghi dell'arte, storia opere percorsi, Milano, Electa - Bruno Mondatori, 2003, voll. from Florentine Renaissance (sec. XIV) to sec. XVII  or S. Settis, T. Montanari, Arte. Una storia naturale e civile, Milano, Einaudi Scuola, 2019, voll. from Florentine Renaissance to sec. XVII.

 - E. Passignat, Il Cinquecento. Le fonti per la storia dell'arte, Roma, Carocci editore, 2017, pp. 23- 48; 157-224.

- PowerPoint presentations with the images studied during the course (the presentations will be available at the end of the course and can be found inside the Moodle platform › blended.uniurb.it). 

Assessment

In order to access the oral exam, the candidate must pass a written test consisting in the analysis of 10 images, in which the candidate must identify the following data: object/subject,author, date, location. The analysis must be completed by a brief historical/critical profileof the artwork and its context.In the oral exam, starting from the discussion of the written test, the candidate must demonstrate his/her knowledge of the most significant works of modern Italian art (from the XV to the XVII century),and to be able to make connections between the corresponding social and cultural contexts using an appropriatelanguage. The candidates are all required to be present at the opening of the examining session.

Additional Information for Non-Attending Students

Attendance

Students have to attend the addictional teaching lectures on specific topics by field experts and visit the Galleria Nazionale delle Marche 

Course books

- a text from the following: G. Bora, G. Fiaccadori, A. Negri, A. Nova, I luoghi dell'arte, storia opere percorsi, Milano, Electa - Bruno Mondatori, 2003 (e ristampe successive), voll. from Florentine Renaissance to sec. XVII or S. Settis, T. Montanari, Arte. Una storia naturale civile, Milano, Einaudi Scuola, 2019, voll.from Florentine renaissance (se. XIV) to sec. XVII. 

- E. Passignat, Il Cinquecento. Le fonti per la storia dell'arte, Roma, Carocci editore, 2017, pp. 23- 48; 157-224.

- Onother text from the following: A. Chastel, I centri del Rinascimento. Arte italiana 1460-1500, Milano, R.C.S. Libri, 1965 or T. Montanari, Il Barocco, Torino, Einaudi, 2012.

- PowerPoint presentations with the images studied during the course (the presentations will be available at the end of the course and can be found inside the Moodle platform › blended.uniurb.it). 

Assessment

In order to access the oral exam, the candidate must pass a written test consisting in the analysis of 10 images, in which the candidate must identify the following data: object/subject,author, date, location. The analysis must be completed by a brief historical/critical profileof the artwork and its context.In the oral exam, starting from the discussion of the written test, the candidate must demonstrate his/her knowledge of the most significant works of modern Italian art (from the XV to the XVII century),and to be able to make connections between the corresponding social and cultural contexts using an appropriatelanguage. The candidates are all required to be present at the opening of the examining session.

Notes

Lectures in italian language. Previously students wishing to take exam in English have to contact the professor

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