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Unit HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY ART

Course
Archaeology and history of art
Study-unit Code
GP003441
Curriculum
In all curricula
Teacher
Stefania Petrillo
Teachers
  • Stefania Petrillo - Didattica Ufficiale
Hours
  • 72 ore - Didattica Ufficiale - Stefania Petrillo
CFU
12
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
"Walls to the painters": from the decoration of XIXth century to the Street Art
Reference texts
MODULO I (6 CFU)

S. Bordini, Le fonti per la storia dell’arte. L’Ottocento, Roma, Carocci, pp. 209-212.

S. Petrillo, La decorazione pittorica tra nuovi simboli, storia e politica per immagini, in Il Palazzo della Provincia di Perugia, a cura di F.F. Mancini, Perugia, Quattroemme, 2009, pp. 203-209, 213-230.

E. Di Raddo, Sogni e ideali. Cicli decorativi italiani nelle esposizioni internazionali (1890-1914), Milano, Franco Angeli, 2004, pp. 63-131.

MODULO II (12 CFU)

S. Bordini, Le fonti per la storia dell’arte. L’Ottocento, Roma, Carocci, pp. 209-212.

S. Petrillo, La decorazione pittorica tra nuovi simboli, storia e politica per immagini, in Il Palazzo della Provincia di Perugia, a cura di F.F. Mancini, Perugia, Quattroemme, 2009, pp. 203-209, 213-230, 263-311.

E. Di Raddo, Sogni e ideali. Cicli decorativi italiani nelle esposizioni internazionali (1890-1914), Milano, Franco Angeli, 2004, pp. 63-131.

Muri ai pittori. Pittura murale e decorazione in Italia 1930-1950, catalogo della mostra, Milano, Mazzotta, 1999, pp. 13-70; 97-119.

Street Art. L’arte allo stato urbano, a cura di L. Ciancabilla, C. Omodeo, Sean Corcoran, Bologna, Bononia University Press, 2016, pp. 9-36; 106-112.

Roma e il graffitismo urbano, a cura di L. Iamurri, ROMATRE, 2008, passim.
Educational objectives
A correct method to analyse the artistic contex and problems of Mural Painting in XIXth and XXth century.
Prerequisites
The themes and trends of European Art between XIXth and XXth century
Teaching methods
Face-to-face
Field trips
Seminar lectures with audiovisual material
Other information
Further details can be agreed upon with the teacher
All slides of the course will be available at the end of the lessons on the platform UNISTUDIUM
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, the exposure of the topics and propriety of language.
Extended program
“Walls to the painters": from the decoration of XIXth century to the Street Art.
”The program is divided into two parts:In the first module (6 CFU), the development and the political role of the mural decoration in XIXth Century will be deepened; The main focus of the second part of the course will be on the aspects of Italian Art and the cultural debate during Thirties (6 CFU); Some lessons will be dedicated to dealing with Street Art's themes and trends. 
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