História da Arte Moderna - Artes Visuais - Sem Ramos - Especialidades

ECTS / Credit Units
Year: 1 / 1º Semestre
Plan: 2017/18
Scientific Area: CAT
Level: Licenciatura

Semestral Hour Load

Theorical: 32.00
Theorical-Pratical: 32.00
Pratical and Laboratorial:


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Degree having this Course

Degree - Branch Degree Plan Year
Estudos de Cultura - Sem Ramos - Especialidades 2017/18
Estudos de Cultura (regime pós-laboral) - Sem Ramos - Especialidades 2017/18
Artes Visuais - Sem Ramos - Especialidades 2017/18

Teaching Staff

António Carlos Jardim Valente
António Carlos Jardim Valente

Responsável pelas Pautas
Ensino teórico
Ensino teórico-prático

Course Information

Course Objectivs

At the end of the semester, students should be able to:
Recognize and understand key facts and protagonists of European art, from the nineteenth century to the first quarter of the twentieth century, and its relations with the Portuguese context.
2 - Analyze the technical and aesthetic, characteristics of each period and main regions, depending on the physical, social, cultural, political, economic and religious realities.
3 - Participate actively in the debate about the motivations and functions of art, the factors (material and intellectual) and the constraints of their historical development.
4 - Develop research within the historiography of art.

Evaluation Criteria

- Periodic, applying quizzes and oral presentations throughout the semester.
- Continuous, by attendance, class participation and activities outside the classroom throughout the semester.

Program Resume (get program detail)

1. Introduction to Research in Art History.
2. The 19th Century:
  2.1. Neoclassicism and Romanticism. From historicism to revolution.
  2.2. Realism, Impressionism and photography. Searching for visual reality.
3. The Belle Èpoque (1880-1910):
  3.1. Symbolism and Post-Impressionism. Breakthrough times.
  3.2.The boom of the avant-garde. Cubism, Expressionism, Futurism, Fauvism and Orphism.
4 - From abstract art to oneiric art (1910-1925)
  4.1- Lyrical and geometric abstractionism. Construtivism and Bauhaus.
  4.2 - The oneiric and anti-art trend: metaphysical art, Dadaism and Surrealism.

Main Bibliography

ARGAN, Giulio Carlo - Arte Moderna: do iluminismo aos movimentos contemporâneos. S. Paulo: Companhia das Letras, 1993.    
CHÂTELET, A., GROSLIER, B.P - História da Arte Larousse. Porto: Civilização, 1991.   
EVERS, Hans Gerhard - Do Historicismo ao Funcionalismo. Lisboa : Verbo, [imp. 1985].
HESS, Walter - Documentos para a Compreensão da Pintura Moderna. Lisboa, Livros do Brasil,s.d.    
HOFSTATTER, Hans H. Arte Moderna: Pintura, Desenho e Gravura. Lisboa: Editorial Verbo, [imp. 1985]
HUYGHE, René - Sentido e Destino da Arte. Lisboa: Edições 70, 1986.   
HUYGHE, René (dir.) - El arte y el Hombre. Barcelona: Planeta, 1977.    
JANSON, H. W.  - História da Arte. Lisboa: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, 1992  .
JANSON, H. W. et al. - A Nova História da Arte de Janson. Lisboa: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, 2010.    
SPROCCATI, Sandro - Guia de História da Arte. Lisboa: Presença, 1997.

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