DU2020 Seminar: How the Middle Ages was created: from Vasari to Belting

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Teacher(s)
doc. Ivan Foletti, MA, Docteur es Lettres (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Ivan Foletti, MA, Docteur es Lettres
Department of Art History - Faculty of Arts
Supplier department: Department of Art History - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
each odd Thursday 8:00–11:40 Getty knih.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
Course objectives
The seminar is a reflection of the way in which the historiography distorts the perception of the of art history.
Learning outcomes
The student will be able to:
- to understand the relationship between the context of the period and the writing about the past;
- identify and describe current trends in the history of art history;
- write an essay on a selected art historian of the past;
Syllabus
  • - Giorgio Vasari - Eugène Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc - Jules Labarte - Nikodim Kondakov - Alois Riegl - Vojtěch Birnbaum - Erwin Panovky - André Grabar - Kurt Weitzmann - Ernst Kitzinger - Thomas Matthews - Herbert L. Kessler - Hans Belting
Literature
    required literature
  • Udo Kultermann, Geschichte der Kunstgeschichte: Der Weg einer Wissenschaft, Düsseldorf 1966
  • P. Sénéchal, C. Barbillon, dir., Dictionnaire critique des historiens de l’art actifs en France de la Révolution à la Première Guerre mondiale, Paris, site web de l’INHA, 2009, [En ligne] http://www.inha.fr/spip.php?rubrique347
  • V. Hyde Minor, Art History’s History, New York 1994
  • Metzler Kunsthistoriker Lexikon. Zweihundert Porträts deutschprachiger Autoren aus vier Jarhunderten, von P. Betthausen, P.H. Feist und C. Fork unter Mitarbeit von K. Rührdanz und J. Zimmer, Stuttgart – Weimar 1999
  • http://www.dictionaryofarthistorians.org/
  • G.C. Sciolla, La critica d’arte del Novecento, Torino 1995
  • Michael Podro, The Critical Historians of Art, Yale 1982
  • Personenlexikon zur Christlichen Archäologie, a cura di Stefan Heid, Regensburg 2012
    recommended literature
  • G. Bazin, Histoire de l’Histoire de l’Art. De Vasari à nos jours, Paris 1986
  • Lionello Venturi, Storia della Critica d’arte, Firenze 1948 [1936]
Teaching methods
Theoretical preparation, oral and written presentations by each participant, class discussion.
Assessment methods
An oral (45 min.) And written (10 pages of text, summarizing the current scientific situation) presentations.
Language of instruction
English
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught only once.

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