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STUDY PLANS
2023/2024

History of Art

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129DEUM Z,ZK 5 2P+2C Czech
Garant předmětu:
Josef Záruba Pfeffermann
Lecturer:
Rudolf Pošva, Josef Záruba Pfeffermann
Tutor:
Rudolf Pošva, Josef Záruba Pfeffermann
Supervisor:
Department of Architecture
Synopsis:

An overview of the history of European art from antiquity to modern times

Requirements:

passing the history of architecture course

compulsory participation on excursions

written work on an approved topic

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Imperium, imperial representation and its artwork.

2. Decoration and development of the Christian temple. Basics of iconography.

3. „Thou shalt not make graven images of thyself“: architecture and iconoclasm.

4. In the shadow of Charles IV. The Golden Age of Bohemia and its reflection in Czech culture.

5. Late Gothic in Central Europe: stylistic variations.

6. Artistic opinion in the construction and in the creative work of the great Renaissance Artists.

7. Baroque conversion, emotional strategy in Baroque art.

8. Jan Blažej Santini: symbolism of floor plan solutions.

9. The industrial revolution and the sentimental landscape: the quarrel between the Enlightenment and the Romantic.

10. Gesamtkunstwerk - all-art work.

11. Avant-garde artist: architect, sculptor, painter, musician.

12. Inspiration from nature - art and architecture around 1900.

13. The divorce of art and architecture in the twentieth century.

Syllabus of tutorials:

Excursion to various state collections and monuments.

Compulsory participation on three excursions

Study Objective:

basic knowledge of art history

Study materials:

E. H. Gombrich, The Story of Art, Phaidon. Oxford 2007

E. H. Gombrich, Art and Illusion, Phaidon Press. London 2004

Kleiner, Fred S. Gardner's Art Through the Ages: The Western Perspective, Volume I and Volume II, 16th edition 2019

Adams, Laurie Schneider : Art across time, Volume I + II, McGraw-Hill, 1999

Note:
Further information:
https://k129.cz/predmety-magisterskeho-studia/129deum/
Time-table for winter semester 2023/2024:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Wed
roomTH:C-206

10:00–11:50
(lecture parallel1)
Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
C206
roomTH:A-833

14:00–15:50
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.102)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
A833
roomTH:A-833

12:00–13:50
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.101)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
A833
Thu
Fri
roomTH:A-833

08:00–09:50
(lecture parallel1
parallel nr.103)

Thákurova 7 (budova FSv)
A833
Time-table for summer semester 2023/2024:
Time-table is not available yet
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2024-05-18
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