Kv2BP_SA19 Sacral Architecture of the 19th and 20th century

Faculty of Education
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
PhDr. Aleš Filip, Ph.D. (lecturer)
PhDr. Aleš Filip, Ph.D.
Department of History - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: prof. PhDr. Jaroslav Vaculík, CSc.
Supplier department: Department of History - Faculty of Education
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is offered to students of any study field.
Course objectives
At the end of the course students will be able to understand and explain theoretical bases of religious architecture of “long” 19th and 20th century, with special emphasis on the situation in Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia. Primarily will be explored the liturgical function of religious architecture and its position (bases) in religion, both in Christianity and Judaism. Beside architecture, the attention will be paid to other creative branches, that form religious world.
  • 1. Historical development of liturgical space and a survey of theological conceptions of architecture. 2. From the late baroque and rococo to neoclassicism, specialities of Josephinism (?) 3. Stylistic understanding of architecture, theory and praxis of historicism. 4. Cathedrals of secessions. 5. Tradition and innovation from 20th to 50th of the 20th century. 6. Influence of the 2nd Vatican council to Catholic religious buildings. 7. Religious architecture from the 60th of the 20th century.
  • FILIP, Aleš. Secesní chrámy na Moravě a ve Slezsku. Sakrální výtvarné umění kolem roku 1900. Brno: Barrister&Principal a Národní památkový ústav, 2004. 264 pp. Dějiny a teorie umění, sv. 7. ISBN 80-86598-63-2. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
Credit on the basis of oral examination.
Language of instruction
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019.
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