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Unit HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY ART

Course
Archaeology and history of art
Study-unit Code
GP003584
Curriculum
In all curricula
Teacher
Stefania Petrillo
Teachers
  • Stefania Petrillo - Didattica Ufficiale
Hours
  • 72 ore - Didattica Ufficiale - Stefania Petrillo
CFU
6
Course Regulation
Coorte 2017
Offered
2018/19
Learning activities
Affine/integrativa
Area
Attività formative affini o integrative
Sector
L-ART/03
Type of study-unit
Type of learning activities
Attività formativa monodisciplinare
Language of instruction

Italian Language
Contents

Returns, magic realism, restlessness. Italian art between the two world wars
Reference texts

Realismo magico, catalogo della mostra, a cura di M. Fagiolo dell’Arco, Milano, Mazzotta, 1988
Valori plastici, catalogo della mostra, Milano Skira, 1998
R. Bossaglia, Novecento, Milano, Charta, 1999
Il futuro alle spalle. Italia-Francia. L'arte tra le due guerre, catalogo della mostra, Roma, De Luca, 1998
F. Benzi, Arte italiana tra le due guerre, Torino, Bollati e Boringhieri, 2012
E. Pontiggia, Ritorno all'ordine, Milano, Abscondita, 2005
S. Petrillo, Terra mater materia. L'oscuro grembo dell'Informale, in Terrae, catalogo della mostra, a cura di L. Fiorucci, Cinisello Balsamo, 2015
Educational objectives

1. knowledge of the trends of Italian art between the two wars in the European context; 2. analysis of the interactions between artists, critics and the public; 3. knowledge of the sources and the main nodes of the critical debate; 4. knowledge of the different declinations of art between official art, propaganda and research related to "frond" groups; 5. ability to correctly contextualize artists and trends.
Prerequisites

Themes and trends of European Art between XIXth and XXth century
Teaching methods

Face-to-face
Field trips
Seminar lectures with audiovisual material
Learning verification modality

Paper
Oral test
The written test consists of a composition (about 15.000 characters) about main topics discussed during the course.
The oral test will test the student communication skills and his autonomy in the organization, in the exposure of the topics and propriety of language.
Extended program

"Rappel à l'ordre" and "Valori Plastici" review
The Magic Realism
The "Scuola di via Cavour"
Mural painting of 1930s
The activity of La Cometa Gallery in Rome
"Corrente"
Sculptors and the origin of Informal Art
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