HV063 Relations Between Types of Art

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2024
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
doc. PhDr. Marek Sedláček, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Marek Sedláček, Ph.D.
Department of Music – Faculty of Education
Contact Person: doc. PhDr. Marek Sedláček, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Music – Faculty of Education
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 6 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
At the end of this course students should be able to focus the art world in the proper context and to learn how to interpretate the concrete art works. The objective is to gain insight in the relations between the artistic types at different developmental stages - the Greek and Roman art, Romanesque and Gothic styles, Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo style, Classicism, Romanticism and the significant art styles of the 20th and 21th century. Students should also be capable of more objective critical thinking on the question of art.
Learning outcomes
At the end of this course the student should acquire a basic orientation in the field of art, with special regard to the contexts and relations between the arts.
The student should also be able to have a more objective critical thinking about art.
Students should acquire the ability to interpret more representative works of art.
  • Developmental aspects of the relationship between art forms
  • Types of art in individual periods - Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Classicist, Romantic.
  • Schools and movements of 20th-century art (impressionism, art nouveau, expressionism, futurism, constructivism, suprematismus, dada, surrealism, minimalism, pop art etc.)
  • Artistic experiment, sound art, happening, performance,
  • Relationship avantgard and post-modern art.
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Teaching methods
Lectures, theoretical preparation, comparative analysis of art works, class discussion. Discussion is based on analysis of given artistic works.
Assessment methods
The requirements for the examination: the student's presentation of a chosen artistic style of the 20th/21th century, with an emphasis on developmental aspects and characteristics of stylistic expressional means. Oral exam. On the base of the consulted recommended study literature. Questions of two ranges: the art evolution from antique to 19th century and the range of modern art styles of 20th century.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, autumn 2020, Autumn 2021, Autumn 2022, Autumn 2023.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2024, recent)
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