cod. 1001905

Academic year 2013/14
1° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Storia dell'arte moderna (L-ART/02)
Discipline storico-artistiche
Type of training activity
30 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
course unit
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Learning objectives

The major aim of the course is to enable the student to make judgment, have an historical and bibliographic instruments to be able to analyse and understand movements, effects and protagonists (artists, patrons, benefits, etc) of this fundamental period (first Dublin Descriptor). To achieve this aim it’s necessary to always use multiple approaches and different methods of analysis observing the Unity of History (second Dublin Descriptor).
Undergraduate shall be able to: use the acquired knowledge to make personal and mature judgements (third Dublin Descriptor); use the appropriate technical language (fourth Dublin Descriptor); establish logical connections between topics; read the complexity of History of Art (fifth Dublin Descriptor).


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Course unit content

Aim of the course is to offer a complete outline of Renaissance art in Italy and the relationship with Rome and the classical antiquity, during the fifteenth, sixteenth and seventeenth centuries

Full programme

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Teaching methods

Teacher orientated lessons with slides and documentary films; possibility to visit museums and monumental sites; possibility of seminars with external experts.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination, descriptions of photos of painting or of sculptures, etc. The first set of questions tends to evaluate the basic knowledge of the program and basic ability to establish logical connections between topics. The second set of questions checks strictly the criticism, the correct use of the appropriate language (fourth Dublin Descriptor), and the ability to establish logical connections between topics and of reading the complexity of architecture (fifth Dublin Descriptor).

Other information

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