Estudos Complementares de História da Arte - Estudos de Cultura - Sem Ramos - Especialidades

ECTS / Credit Units
Year: 2 / 1º Semestre
Plan: 2017/18
Scientific Area: CAT
Level: Licenciatura

Semestral Hour Load

Theorical: 32.00
Theorical-Pratical: 32.00
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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
Telmo Corujo dos Reis
Telmo Corujo dos Reis

Ensino teórico
Ensino teórico-prático

Course Information

Course Objectivs

1 -  Understand the key issues and concepts of Art History as a human science.
2 - Analyze the technical and aesthetic characteristics, of each period in study and major regions, focusing on the physical, social, cultural, political, economic and religious context.
3 - Provide the debate of ideas about motivations and function of art, factors (material and intellectual) and constraints of their historical development.
4 -  Promote research in the context of 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. Theories of Art History
   1.1. Main currents of thought (historical evolution of the historiography of art).
   1.2. Basic Concepts of history and art history.
. 2 The classical paradigm:
   2.1. The Legacy of Ancient Greece.
   2.2. The Roman grandeur.
3. Demystifing The Middle Ages:
   3.1. The High Middle Ages and the birth of Europe. Romanesque art.
   3.2. The Late Middle Ages and the triumph of Gothic style.
4. The rebirth of classical ideals:
   4.1. Italian trecento and Quattrocento.
   4.2. Flemish art
5. Extensions and deviations from the classical paradigm
   5.1 From Renaissance to Mannerism. Rupture and continuity.
   5.2 From the Baroque to Rococo. Painting genres and the individual style

Main Bibliography

BATTISTI, Eugenio - Renascimento e Maneirismo. Lisboa: Verbo, 1984.  
CHÂTELET, A., GROSLIER, B.P - História da Arte Larousse. Porto: Civilização, 1991.   
FOCILLON, Henri - A Idade Média Românica e Gótica. 2ª ed. Lisboa: Estampa, 1993.
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.    
SHEARMAN, John - O maneirismo. S. Paulo: Cultrix, 1978.
SHEFOLD, karl - Grécia Clássica. Lisboa: Verbo, [imp. 1986].
SPROCCATI, Sandro - Guia de História da Arte. Lisboa: Presença, 1997.
TAPIÈ, Victor - Barroco e Classicismo. Lisboa: Presença, 1988.

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