Course detail

Art History in the Baroque Age - a Survey

FaVU-1DUB-LAcad. year: 2018/2019

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 on the territory of historical lands of the Czech Crown and in the world. The lectures for the 2nd year start with Renaissance art in Western Europe and finish with Czech Baroque art.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

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.

Prerequisites

Knowledge based on the course History of Art I.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Jose Pijoan, Dějiny umění 6-8, Praha 1980-1981
Dějiny českého výtvarného umění II/1-2, Praha 1989
Oldřich Blažíček: Umění baroku v Čechách, Praha 1971. Dějiny českého výtvarného umění II 1, Od počátku renesance do závěru baroka, Academia: Praha 1989. I. Krsek, Zd. Kudělka, M. Stehlík, J. Válka: Umění baroka na Moravě, Praha 1999. Das flämische Stillleben 1550-1689. Darkness & Light: Caravaggio and his World. (Edmund Capon, John T.Spike). Art Gallery of New South Wales 2004. Vit Vlnas (ed.): Sláva barokní Čechie. Umění, kultura a společnost 17. a 18. století, Praha 2001. Rolf Toman: Umění italské renesance: architektura, sochařství, malířství, kresba. Praha: Slovart 2000. Michael Kitson: Barok a rokoko. Praha 1972. Encyklopedie umění renesance a baroku. Praha : Odeon 1970. Baroko. Architektura, sochařství, malířství. Praha: Slovart 2007. Oldřich Blažíček: Umění baroku v Čechách, Praha 1971. Dějiny českého výtvarného umění II 1, Od počátku renesance do závěru baroka, Academia: Praha 1989. I. Krsek, Zd. Kudělka, M. Stehlík, J. Válka: Umění baroka na Moravě, Praha 1999. Das flämische Stillleben 1550-1689. Darkness & Light: Caravaggio and his World. (Edmund Capon, John T.Spike). Art Gallery of New South Wales 2004. Vit Vlnas (ed.): Sláva barokní Čechie. Umění, kultura a společnost 17. a 18. století, Praha 2001. Rolf Toman: Umění italské renesance: architektura, sochařství, malířství, kresba. Praha: Slovart 2000. Michael Kitson: Barok a rokoko. Praha 1972. Encyklopedie umění renesance a baroku. Praha : Odeon 1970. Baroko. Architektura, sochařství, malířství. Praha: Slovart 2007.
Dějiny českého výtvarného umění II 1, Od počátku renesance do závěru baroka, Academia: Praha 1989.
I. Krsek, Zd. Kudělka, M. Stehlík, J. Válka: Umění baroka na Moravě, Praha 1999.
Baroko. Architektura, sochařství, malířství. Praha: Slovart 2007.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching has a form of lectures accompanied with presentation of visual material.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Examination based on written test.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Baroque art in the Czech lands - from the Battle of White Mountain to the 1750s.
Leading personalities of the Czech Baroque style: the Dientzenhofers, Santini, Braun, Brokof, Škréta, Brandl and Reiner.

Aims

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.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Lectures are optional.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme Bachelor's

    branch AGD2 , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory
    branch APD , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory
    branch AGD1 , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory
    branch AM3 , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory
    branch AS2 , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory
    branch AM2 , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory
    branch AM1 , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory
    branch AKG , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory
    branch AS1 , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory
    branch AMU , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory
    branch AFO , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory
    branch APE , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory
    branch AIN , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory
    branch ATD , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory
    branch AVI , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory
    branch AEN , 2. year of study, summer semester, 3 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

52 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

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