TGC005 Art of the 20th Century

Faculty of Education
Autumn 2022
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 9 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
prof. PaedDr. Radek Horáček, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. PaedDr. Radek Horáček, Ph.D.
Department of Art - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Mgr. et Mgr. Jana Nedomová, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Art - Faculty of Education
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Gaining basic orientation in current artistic tendencies and knowledge of the corresponding theoretical literature
Learning outcomes
Students are oriented in the current operation of art, know the key personalities and developmental steps in the art of recent decades
  • Current concept of interpretation of art work, concept of avant-garde, modernity and post-modernity, communicative aspects of an art work, personalities of contemporary world and Czech art
  • Zálešák, Jan. Umění spolupráce. Brno: Masarykova univerzita / Praha: Akademie výtvarných umění. 2011. 292 s. ISBN 978-80-210-5707-4
  • Golding, John. Cesty k abstraktnímu umění. Brno: Barrister a principal, 2003. 223 s. ISBN 80-86598-48-9
  • Horáček, Radek. Umění bez revolucí? 1. vyd. Brno: Munipress, Barrister a Principal, 2015. 279 s. ISBN 978-80-7485-066-0
  • Grosenick, Uta – Seelig, Thomas. Photo art: the new woeld of photography. London: Thames a Hudson, 2008. 519 s. ISBN 9780500287118
  • Kroupa, Jiří. Metody dějin umění. Metodologie dějin umění 2. 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2010. 343 s. ISBN 978-80-210-5315-1
  • Klotz, Heinrich. Kunst im 20. Jahrhundert: Moderne – Postmoderne – Zweite Moderne. 2. vyd. München: Beck, 1999. 211 s. ISBN 3 406 42137 7
  • Grosenick, Uta (ed.). Art Now. Köln: Taschen GmbH, 2005. 604 s. ISBN 3-8228-3996-5
  • Zhoř, Igor. Proměny soudobého výtvarného umění. 1. vyd. Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství. 1992. 165 s. ISBN 80-04-2555-8
  • Nedoma, Petr – Prokeš, Josef (eds.). Pod jednou střechou. Fenomén postmoderny v úvahách o českém výtvarném umění. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 1994. 198 s. ISBN 80-210-0872-5
  • Geržová, Jana – Marsinová, Daniela (eds.) Malba v postmediálnom veku / Painting in the Postmedial Age. 2012. 316 s. ISBN 978-80-556-0881-5
Teaching methods
Creation of a theoretical chapter (approx. 10 pages), preparation of study materials, active monitoring of exhibitions
Assessment methods
Oral exam, critical analysis of text, 5 mandatory consultations
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms autumn 2020, Autumn 2021.
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