Academic year
2020/2021 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title
Course code
FT0229 (AF:337603 AR:178923)
On campus classes
ECTS credits
Surnames A-L
Degree level
Bachelor's Degree Programme
Educational sector code
3rd Term
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This course is one of the fundamental in the BA of CONSERVAZIONE E GESTIONE DEI BENI E DELLE ATTIVITÀ CULTURALI -
It is the first module of the course HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY ART (12 cfu), followed by the second module HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY ART 2.
The course develops the knowledge of the XIX Century visual arts, through the analysis of movements and relationships between culture and arts, paying particular attention to very meaningful works of art and the connections between history and art history
- 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;
none (recommendable basic knowledge of Ancient, Medieval and Modern art)
Visual Arts in Europe in the XIX Century.
bibliography for examination:
lesson notes
G. Cricco, F. Di Teodoro, Itinerario nell'arte, Zanichelli, 2006, voll. 4-5 (in the "yellow edition")
suggested reading will follow.
written examination with questions about main topics and artists, as developed during the course
frontal lessons with images projections, readings, revisions with students, case studies
a teaching assistant and a specialist tutor dedicated to this module will be available to students for information on the exam and bibliography or for any particular needs relating to the topics; the teaching assistant will also be available to provide support for the writing of theses, while the specialist tutor will be responsible for the exam

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due to the continuing emergency and the high number of participants, as claimed by the authorities, the course will be held in remote mode: students will follow the lessons live via zoom (a link to the virtual window and other information will be on the moodle page) or will find the lessons recorded in the moodle section of the module for a limited period of time


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: 18/03/2021