SUS_46 Chapters from Art History II.

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2022
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
PhDr. Aleš Filip, Ph.D. (lecturer)
PhDr. Dagmar Koudelková (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Aleš Filip, Ph.D.
Department of Musicology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Jan Karafiát
Supplier department: Department of Musicology - Faculty of Arts
Thu 10:00–11:40 K24
Prerequisites (in Czech)
SUS_45 Chapters from Art History I.
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 11 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
Lectures are oriented to the visual art in Europe and North America in the modern times. The main objectives of the course are the following: acquainting students with the basic terms and categories of history of art, as well as with methodology of work of the art historian. An essay has to be written, interpreting a selected oeuvre or set of works. There is also an excursion around art and architecture of Brno.
Learning outcomes
Student will be able:
- distinguish the main artistic styles and movements since the 16th century
- explain the merits of the main artistic innovations
  • Chronological history of art in modern times, selected problems of interpretation of art, e.g. Picture and Word (emblematics, iconology...), Birth and death of author, Visual representation.
  • Dějiny krásy. Edited by Umberto Eco, Translated by Gabriela Chalupská. Vyd. 1. Praha: Argo, 2005. 439 s. ISBN 8072036777. info
  • Dějiny ošklivosti. Edited by Umberto Eco, Translated by Iva Adámková. Vyd. 1. Praha: Argo, 2007. 455 s. ISBN 9788072038930. info
  • Dějiny umění : malířství, sochařství, architektura. Vyd. 1. Praha: Argo, 1998. 319 s. ISBN 8072030760. info
  • GOMBRICH, E. H. Příběh umění. Translated by Miroslava Gregorová. Vyd. v češtině 2. (rev.),. Praha: Argo, 1997. 683 s. ISBN 8072031430. info
  • DEMPSEY, Amy. Umělecké styly, školy a hnutí :encyklopedický průvodce moderním uměním. 1. vyd. Praha: Slovart, 2002. 304 s. ISBN 80-7209-402-5. info
  • MALIVA, Josef. Hodiny s výtvarným uměním českých zemí : nárys dějin umění od pravěku do poloviny 20. století. První vydání. V Olomouci: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, 2001. 249 stran. ISBN 8024403382. info
Teaching methods
Lectures and class discussions
Assessment methods
Oral exam in the end. Only those who will submit their essays and will manage their two written tests will be permitted to the oral exam. 1) Seminar essay, at least 5.400 characters, submit through. Selected essays will be presented during lectures. 2) Test of knowledge No. 1 (in the middle of the semester, questions 1-16) 3) Test of knowledge No. 2 (immediately before the oral exam) 4) Oral exam The list of questions is included in the teaching materials in the IS. Test of knowledge No. 2 and oral exam: questions 1-32.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2023.
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