History of the Fine Arts
FAST-AG026Acad. year: 2020/2021
Rough survey of the history of arts from the pre-historic age to the late 20th century. The subject is to explain the common ideological background of the arts disciplines and the architecture, their mutual influence and completion.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Student will manage the goal of the subject, i.e. knowledge of the history of the Fine Arts, the pre-historic arts, Egypt and Mesopotamia, Greece and Rome, the Romanesque arts, the Gothic arts, the Renaissance, the Baroque in the foreign countries, the Baroque in the Czech lands, the 19th-century arts, the Modern Arts, the contemporary tendencies.
The subject applies the knowledge acquired in the subjects aimed at the history of architecture, the composition of architecture and aesthetics, and own experience of the arts disciplines gained in the fine arts subjects.
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1. Pre-historic arts, Egypt, Mesopotamia
2. Arts of the Ancient Greece and Rome
3. Romanesque arts in the Western Europe and the Czech lands
4. Gothic arts of France, Germany and Italy
5. Gothic arts of the Czech lands
6. Renaissance in Italy, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raffael
7. Renaissance north of the Alps, Prague in the time of King Rudolf
8. Baroque in Italy and the Western Europe
9. Baroque in Bohemia and Moravia
10. 19th-century European arts, new trends in the late 19th -century French arts
11. Modern arts at the beginning of 20th century
12. Czech modern arts until the middle of 20th century
13. Tendencies of the world´s arts after 1945
Knowledge of the history of the Fine Arts, the pre-historic arts, Egypt and Mesopotamia, Greece and Rome, the Romanesque arts, the Gothic arts, the Renaissance, the Baroque in the foreign countries, the Baroque in the Czech lands, the 19th-century arts, the Modern Arts, the contemporary tendencies.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.
Type of course unit
26 hours, optionally
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