Class History of Art

  • Presentation


    The History of Art, through its study, allows the development of a large part of the visual culture necessary for the practice of communication design.

    It achieves this by recognizing the wealth of examples from the history of art as elements susceptible to reinterpretation and adaptation to contemporary communication contexts.

  • Code


  • Syllabus


    Artistic analysis of the different eras taking into account symbolic, cultural and philosophical content.

    - Prehistory: Rock art and Upper Paleolithic;

    - Antiquity: The Neolithic;

    - Middle Ages;

    - Modernity;

    - Contemporaneity.

    Critical and comparative analysis of painting, drawing, engraving, sculpture, architecture, photography and cinema.

  • Objectives


    Knowing how to identify diachronically the great moments in the history of western art.
    Understand how the evolution of thought, through artistic manifestations in art in western Europe, relates to the political, economic, social and ideological contexts of each historical period.
    Acquire the lexicon of the different artistic movements.

  • References


    DAVIES, P. J. E., DENNY, W. B., HOFRICHTER, F. F., JACOBS, J., ROBERTS, A. M., & SIMON, D. L. (2010). Nova História da Arte de Janson (Nona). Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian.
    GOMBRICH, E. (2012). A História da Arte. LTC.
    POOKE, G., & NEWALL, D. (2008). Art History: The Basics. London & New York: Routledge.

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