Contribution of the course to the overall degree programme goals
The course aims to give a knowledge on some particular studies of research methodology of History of Art.
Expected learning outcomes
Deepen the study of some aspects of the methodology of historical and artistic research, in particular:
- The debate on concept of "maniera" (or mannerism)
- Basic Knowledge of the approaches, methods and tools of economic history of art
- The social role of the artist (with a particular focus on Bernini)
Basic knowledge of modern art history.
1) The Moodle materials (pdf of the lessons).
2) It is also required to study three monographic topics:
I) HISTORY OF ART: THE "MANIERA". Bibliography: Antonio Pinelli, La bella Maniera. Artisti del Cinquecento tra regola e licenza, Einaudi, 1993 (e edizioni successive), in particolar la parte prima (pp. 1-85); John Shearman, Il Manierismo, SPES, 1983 (e edizioni successive)
II) ECONOMIC HISTORY OF ART. Bibliography: Richard A. Goldthwaite, Ricchezza e domanda nel mercato dell'arte in Italia dal Trecento al Seicento, Unicopli, 1995 (e edizioni successive).
III) SOCIAL ROLE OF ARTIST. Bibliography: Rudolf e Margot Wittkover, Nati sotto Saturno, Einaudi 1968 (e successive ristampe, capp. I-V, XI;
Irving Lavin, Il dono regale. Bernini e i suoi ritratti di sovrani, in "Lettere italiane", LVII, 2006, 535-557 (available open source).
- Antonio Pinelli, La bella Maniera. Artisti del Cinquecento tra regola e licenza, Einaudi, 1993 (e edizioni successive), in particolare la parte prima (pp. 1-85)
- John Shearman, Il Manierismo, SPES, 1983 (e edizioni successive)
- Richard A. Goldthwaite, Ricchezza e domanda nel mercato dell'arte in Italia dal Trecento al Seicento, Unicopli, 1995 (e edizioni successive).
- Rudolf e Margot Wittkover, Nati sotto Saturno, Einaudi 1968 (e successive ristampe), capp. I-V, XI.
- Irving Lavin, Il dono regale. Bernini e i suoi ritratti di sovrani, in "Lettere italiane", LVII, 2006, 535-557 (disponibile online open source).
oral examination on lecture notes and bibliography.
Lectures with projected images; if the epidemic persists - hopefully not! - blended learning (remote and live video lessons).
Type of exam
2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals
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
Last update of the programme: 15/05/2020
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