Academic year
2019/2020 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title
Course code
FT0230 (AF:308922 AR:169086)
On campus classes
ECTS credits
Surnames A-L
Degree level
Bachelor's Degree Programme
Educational sector code
3rd Term
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Teaching is fundamental in the degree course for those wishing to address themselves to the in-depth study of the history of contemporary art.
It is the first module of the teaching HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY ART (12 cfu), followed by the second module HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY ART 2.
It allows us to recognize works of art of the nineteenth century by framing them in their historical context, know the most important artistic movements of the period and the related critical literature.

- knowledge and understanding: knowledge of terminology; knowledge of main artists' poetic and works of art, groups and movements in the field of visual arts from the second half of the XIX Century to nowadays;
- ability to apply knowledge and understanding: knowledge of how to use a specific terminology and ability to recognize main artists and works of art based on lessons and texts given by the teacher; understanding the artist's poetic;
- ability to understand: capability in analyzing a work of art or the poetry of an artist or a group / movement among the studied ones, referring them to a correct temporal and cultural collocation; to be able to argue with property of language and correct formal analysis;
- communication skills: knowing how to use an appropriate and specific terminology, introduced and explained at lesson or on recommended texts and books; apply a good Italian (or English) syntax and grammar; being able to behave in a respectful and profitable way with professors and peers;
preliminary knowledge of European situation of arts in XVI, XVII and XVIII centuries.
Arts in Europe and USA in XIX Century.
A book about XIX century contemporary art
(G. C. Argan, L'arte moderna 1770-1970, Sansoni;
Cricco, Di Teodoro, Itinerario nell'arte (versione gialla), Zanichelli, 2006, voll. 4-5;
G. Bertelli, C. Briganti; Storia del'arte italiana 4, Bruno Mondadori 2009)
Six questions about main topics developed during the course
Introduction and elucidation about most important movements and works of art, by slides show and documents.

This subject deals with topics related to the macro-area "Human capital, health, education" and contributes to the achievement of one or more goals of U. N. Agenda for Sustainable Development

Definitive programme.
Last update of the programme: 17/06/2019