Course detail

History of Art of 19th - 20th Century

FSI-YU4Acad. year: 2019/2020

Study of the development of art, architecture, arts and crafts in the 19th and 20th centuries - Neoclassicism, historical Romanticism, Arts and Crafts, Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Symbolism, Art Nouveau, avant-garde, Dadaism, Surrealism, Bauhaus, Action Painting, Dramatic Arts, Architecture, Art Crafts and Design in the 19th and 20th Century, op-art, pop-art, conceptual art, postmodern. Attention is also paid to Czech modern art and the development of architecture and sculpture in the 20th century.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The output of the subject is an orientation in the history of fine art in the period of modern times. Knowledge of fundaments, characterization and significant representatives of individual movements.

Prerequisites

The knowledge of the development of fine art and arts crafts is assumed from the beginning until the end of the 18th century.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

GOMBRICH, E.H. The story of art. 16. ed. London: Phaidon, 1995. ISBN 9780714832470.
BEARD, Lee. The art book. New ed.; 2nd ed. rev., expanded and updated. New York: Phaidon Press, 2012. ISBN 0714864676.
LUCIE-SMITH, Edward. Artoday. London: Phaidon, 1995. ISBN 978-0714832012.
HUYGHE, René. Larousse, Umění a lidstvo. Praha: Odeon, 1974. ISBN AS93001.
MALIVA, Josef. Doteky s uměním a časem. Brno: Vysoké učení technické, 1996. ISBN 80-214-0822-7.
PIJOAN, José. Dějiny umění 8-12. Praha: Odeon/Euromedia, 1986/2004
RILEY, Noël, ed. Dějiny užitého umění: vývoj užitého umění a stylistických prvků od renesance do postmoderní doby. Praha: Slovart, c2004. ISBN 80-7209-549-8.
VANĚK, Jiří. Dějiny umění ve výtvarné kultuře západní tradice. Praha: ARSCI, 2017. ISBN 978-80-7420-052-6.
SPARKE, Penny. A century of design: design pioneers of the 20th century. Hauppauge, NY: Barron's, 1998. ISBN 9780764151224.

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 examines the knowledge of the development of the visual arts of the period, the relationships and the connections with the previous development and continuity at present. The exam consists of: written test and verbal part. 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

Learning outcomes of the course unit The aim of the course is to acquire knowledge of history and theory of art, arts and crafts and 19th and 20th century design. Orientation in art history belongs to the elementary education of industrial designer as a possible inspirational source for own work.

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

The attendance at lectures is recommended.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B-PDS-P Bachelor's, 1. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Art of the first half of the 19th century - neoclassicism and empire;
2. Art of the first half of the 19th century - romanticism;
3. Art of the first half of the 19th century - realism;
4. Art of the first half of the 19th century - Czech art of the 19th century, distinctive personalities;
5. Art of the first half of the 19th century - the Arts and Crafts movement, the official art;
6. Art of the second half of the 19th century - Impressionism;
7. Art of the second half of the 19th Century - A. Rodin, Post-Impressionism, Symbolism;
8. Art of the second half of the 19th century - Art Nouveau;
9. Art of the first half of the 20th century - avant-garde orientations of the early 20th century (fauvism, expressionism, cubism, futurism and metaphysical painting, abstract art);
10. Art of the first half of the 20th century - the interwar period (dadaism, surrealism, Bauhaus);
11. Art after II. St. war (action painting, op-art, pop-art, conceptual art, postmodern);
12. Development of architecture of the first half of the 20th century;
13. Development of sculpture of the 20th century, photographs of the 20th century, the latest trends in fine arts and architecture.

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