History of artistic literature - second cycle

A.Y. 2020/2021
9
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
SSD
L-ART/04
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The aim of the course is to provide students with a comprehensive outline of the literature on visual art, acknowledging its intrinsically interdisciplinary features.
Expected learning outcomes
Knowledge and understanding: Knowledge of the sources on the history of art, in their broadest meaning: from treatises to literary and archival sources, etc.
Applying knowledge and understanding: Development of a critical thinking; acquisition of basic critical tools to deal with sources and to seek, recognize, understand and decode them.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
The lessons will take place in a mixed mode: two weekly lessons in presence (recorded and disseminated online for the benefit of students who will not be able to participate in person) and a weekly lesson in remote mode (mainly in asynchronous form on Ariel or in synchronous form on Teams ), according to the calendar that will be published, as usual, on the EasyLessons platform and on the Ariel teaching website.
Students will be able to find all the information to access classroom or online lessons, any changes to the program and any variations of the reference material (bibliography, etc.) on the Ariel teaching website.

If it is not possible to carry out the exam according to the modalities provided in the Syllabus, the exam can be carried out electronically with the modalities that will be communicated on the Ariel teaching website at the end of the course.
Course syllabus
FROM GAUDENZIO FERRARI TO TANZIO DA VARALLO

THIS PROGRAM EXPIRES IN JULY 2022

Part A (20 hours and 3 credits): History of art in Valsesia
Part B (20 hours and 3 credits): On Gaudenzio Ferrari
Part C (20 hours and 3 credits): On Tanzio da Varallo
The course is aimed primarily at students of the Cultural Heritage course (9 credits)Presentation of the course
An area now peripheral on the border between Lombardy and Piedmont, Valsesia, was the scene of crucial experiences in Italian figurative history between the fifteenth and seventeenth centuries. The lessons will present some examples of the reception of these works of art - in particular of Gaudenzio Ferrari and Tanzio da Varallo -, providing evidence of very different critical readings, disciplinary and otherwise.
Prerequisites for admission
Knowledge of the basic concepts of historical chronology and main movements of Italian and European literature and culture is recommended. Classes are in Italian language
Teaching methods
The lessons take place in the classroom, through reading exercises and examining some images
Teaching Resources
Bibliographical indications

Teaching unit A
Exam program for attending students
G. Testori, Il gran teatro montano, edited by G. Agosti, Milan, Feltrinelli, 2015.

Teaching unit B
Exam program for attending students
G. Agosti, J. Stoppa, Gaudenzio Memorial, Milano, Officina Libraria, 2020

Teaching unit C
Exam program for attending students
Testori a Varallo, Cinisello Balsamo, Silvana Editoriale, 2019.



Teaching unit A
Exam program for non-attending students
G. Testori, Il gran teatro montano, edited by G. Agosti, Milan, Feltrinelli, 2015.

Teaching unit B
Exam program for non-attending students
G. Agosti, J. Stoppa, Gaudenzio Memorial, Milano, Officina Libraria, 2020
Teaching unit C
Exam program for non-attending students
Testori a Varallo, Cinisello Balsamo, Silvana Editoriale, 2019.
An another volume of your choice from the Testori series published by Silvana Editoriale and the Testori Association
l Rinascimento di Gaudenzio Ferrari, catalogo della mostra, a cura di G. Agosti, J. Stoppa, Milano, Officina Libraria, 2018
Assessment methods and Criteria
Oral: The oral test, which takes place in Italian, consists of an interview on the topics presented in class and on the required readings. An essential condition to pass the exam is the knowledge of the Italian language.

THIS PROGRAM EXPIRES IN JULY 2022

Warning
International or Erasmus incoming students are invited to promptly contact the teacher in charge of the course.
The examination procedures for students with disabilities and / or with DSA must be agreed with the teacher, in agreement with the competent Office.
Unita' didattica A
L-ART/04 - MUSEOLOGY, ART AND RESTORATION CRITICISM - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica B
L-ART/04 - MUSEOLOGY, ART AND RESTORATION CRITICISM - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica C
L-ART/04 - MUSEOLOGY, ART AND RESTORATION CRITICISM - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Professor(s)