Course detail

History of Art of 20th Century

FSI-YUDAcad. year: 2018/2019

The course is concerned with the development of visual arts and architecture in the 20th century.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Basic orientation in development of modern visual art, main styles and personalities, application of styles to the contemporary creation.

Prerequisites

Development of visual arts, arts and crafts and design from the beginnings till the end of the 19th century (see the "History of visual art" courses and "Art and Design in 19th Century" course).

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Kol.: The Art Book. - London: Phaidon, 1994.
Pijoan J.: Dějiny umění 9-12, - Praha: Odeon/Euromedia, 1986/2004.
Gombrich E. H: The Story of Art. - London: Phaidon, 1995.
Lucie-Smith E.: Artoday. - London: Phaidon, 1995.
Powell L. a P.: 50´s 60´s Style. - London: Quamtum Books, 1998.
Horsham M.: 20´s +30´s Style. - London: Quantum Books, 1989.
Bauer, A.: Dějiny výtvarného umění. - Olomouc: Rubico, 2002.
Maliva J.: Doteky s uměním a časem, 2. díl. - Brno: FaVU VUT v Brně, 1997.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through lectures explaining the basic principles and theory of the discipline.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The exam verifies global orientation and knowledge of the development in the visual art of the given period and relationship to the previous development and to the present. The exam consists of written and oral parts. According to the article No. 13 of Study and Examination Rules of Brno University of Technology ECTS evaluation degree scale is used. The course is evaluated with the following grades: ECTS EVALUATION DEGREES / PTS. RATING / NUMERIC RATING: A / 100 - 90 / 1 / Excellent; B /89 - 80 / 1,5 / Very good; C / 79 - 70 / 2 / Good; D / 69 - 60 / Satisfactory; E / 59 - 50 / Sufficient; F / 49 - 0 / 4 / Failed.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Aims

Orientation in history and theory of visual art and design in the 20th century.

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

The attendance in lectures is recommended.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme M2A-P Master's

    branch M-PDS , 1. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1 Visual art of the 20th century – avant-garde tendencies in the beginning of the 20th century (Fauvism, Expressionism);
2 Visual art of the 20th century – avant-garde tendencies in the beginning of the 20th century (Cubism);
3 Visual art of the 20th century - avant-garde tendencies in the beginning of the 20th century (Futurism and metaphysic painting, abstract art);
4 Visual art of the 20th century - interwar period (Dadaism, Surrealism);
5 Visual art of the 20th century - interwar period (Bauhaus);
6 Visual art after the WWII (action painting, Op-art, Pop-art);
7 Visual art after the WWII (conceptual art, Postmodernism);
8 Development of architecture in the 1st half of 20th century - 1;
9 Development of architecture in the 2nd half of 20th century - 2;
10 Development of sculpture in the 20th century - 1;
11 Development of sculpture in the 20th century - 2;
12 Photography in the 20th century;
13 The newest tendencies in visual art and architecture.

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