HISTORY OF MODERN ART
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Attainment of a solid knowledge of art-related events during the Renaissance to be used in the scientific study of art works.
Course contents summary
The history of Italian art in the 15th century, with reference to the main artistic trends in Europe and examination of a range of artistic techniques used in that period.
P. De Vecchi, E. Cerchiari, Arte nel tempo. Il Quattrocento e il Cinquecento, Milano 1995.
The course outlines the main historical trends in Renaissance art, with a more in-depth examination of the main events in cultural change. The use of slides also makes it possible to illustrate problems related to the preservation and restoration of works of art.
Students are evaluated in oral exams in which the competence level attained in the topics covered in classroom lectures and through the reading of recommended texts is ascertained.