SUS_45 Chapters from Art History I.

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 4 credit(s). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Other types of completion: k (colloquium).
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 N51
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 190 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 36/190, only registered: 0/190, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/190
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 12 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
Lectures are oriented to the visual art in Europe from its beginnings to the first decades of the 16th century. 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.
Learning outcomes
Student will be able:
- use basic terms of art history
- distinguish artistic styles from antiquity to renaissance in the main features
- consider methods of art history
  • Subject and methods of history of art
  • Basic terminology: architecture, sculpture, painting
  • Canon of beauty and aesthetic geometry
  • Iconoclasm and iconoduly, religion and art
  • Periodization of art and its interpretation on selected examples
  • The ancient art
  • Arts and crafts of the middle ages
    required literature
  • Dějiny krásy. Edited by Umberto Eco, Translated by Gabriela Chalupská. Vyd. 1. Praha: Argo, 2005. 439 s. ISBN 8072036777. 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
  • GOMBRICH, E. H. Příběh umění. Translated by Miroslava Gregorová. Vyd. 1. Praha: Odeon, 1992. 558 s. ISBN 8020704167. 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
    recommended literature
  • PARDYOVÁ, Marie, Marie DUFKOVÁ and Jana ČIŽMÁŘOVÁ. Antické umění v moravských sbírkách a nálezech. (průvodce výstavou) (Classical Art in Moravian Collections and Finds (A Guide to an Exhibition).). 1. vyd. Brno: Moravské zemské muzeum, 1997. 19 pp. MZM. ISBN 80-7028-102-2. info
  • BOUZEK, Jan and M. DUFKOVÁ. Umělecké řemeslo archaického Řecka : výstava Národního muzea v Praze. Praha: Národní muzeum, 1985. 4 s., [4]. info
  • JANÁČEK, Josef. Praha středověká (čtvero knih o Praze) : architektura, sochařství, malířství, umělecké řemeslo. Edited by Emanuel Poche. 1. vyd. Praha: Panorama, 1983. 780 s., ob. info
  • Antické umění v československých sbírkách : Národní galerie v Praze, [srpen-listopad 1979]. Edited by Jiří Kotalík. V Praze: Národní galerie, 1979. 135 s., [7. info
  • STRONG, Donald E. Antické umění. Praha: Artia, 1970. info
Teaching methods
Lectures and class discussions
Assessment methods
Written essay, two written tests.
1) Written essay - analyse of a work of art
2) Two tests of knowlegde (0-20 points each)
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019.
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