Objective of the course – aims of the course unit:|
To acquaint students with demanding and specific issues of architecture and fine arts in their development from the pre-historic times.
To provide students with stylistic, social, icongraphic, technological and conceptual aspects of art.
To familiarize students with the frequent connections between old and modern art.
Objective of the course – learning outcomes and competences:|
Basic insight in art-history based on chronology, as well as on formal, content and technological transformations. This insight should serve students as inspirational and orientational source for their own creative work.
Secondary school konwledge of art-history.
Course contents (annotation):|
The course is a part of a lecture series which proceeds through the whole of BA studies. Students are chronologically acquainted with main eras, styles, trends, movements, and personalities, as well as with architectural, sculptural and artistic artefacts in the world and in the historical lands of the Czech Crown from the oldest times to the present. The course starts with pre-historic cave paintings and finishes with Italian Renaissance.
Teaching methods and criteria:|
Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes:|
50% attendance of lectures.
1) Pre-historic times, old ancient times, essential part of middle ages.
2) Old ancient times: art in Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Aegean and Etruscan regions.
3) Beginnings of middle ages: old christian, pre-byzantine and byzantine art.
4) Pre-romanesque and romanesque art in France and the Czech lands.
5) Gothic style in France, Germany, Italy, and the Czech lands between the 1330s and the Hussite wars.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences:|
Lectures are optional.
Antonín Matějček, Dějepis umění I-IV, Praha 1922-1929
Jose Pijoan, Dějiny umění I_VI, Praha 1977-1980
Dějiny českého výtvarného umění I-II, Praha 1984-1989