Checking date: 11/06/2021

Course: 2021/2022

Art History II
Study: Bachelor in Humanities (213)

Coordinating teacher: CAMARERO GOMEZ, MARIA GLORIA

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Humanities: Geography, Contemporary History and Art

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Art History I
The students will learn how to: - Analyze an artistic image in its constituent elements and in the frame of the art movement(s) it belongs to. -Study a given work of art in relationship to its historical, social, cultural and ideological context - Understand the cultural and symbolic values of any piece of art. - Evaluate and comprehend primary sources and art history texts, in order to be able to understand the nature of artistic activities and their social, political and economic implications.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
The syllabus is a follow-up to History of Art I. As such, it is organized as a chronological study of the main artistic manifestations of the Western World from roughly 1400 AD to our days. Special attention will be paid to the great styles of the Modern Era, Renaissance, Baroque, Neoclassicism- and the break with tradition represented by Modernism and Avant-Garde.
Learning activities and methodology
The course of History of Art II consists of theoretical classes and practical clases. In 2020-2021, the theoretical classes o the master classes will be the synchronous and interactive online modality through blackboard collaborate. Recording of classes. The practical classes consists commentary of texts and image analysis. Can be in person o online sincrona, through blackboard collaborate. Recording of classes. The tutorials are dedicated to the revision of theoretical and practical contents, to the preparation of essays and to the preparation of the exam. Will be individual and online, through blackboard collaborate o email.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • AA.VV. . Teoría de la arquitectura. Del Renacimiento a la actualidad. Taschen. 2003
  • FOSTER, Hal [et al.]. Art since 1900. Modernism Antimodernism Postmodernism. Thames and Hudson. 2004
  • GOMBRICH, Ernst. The Story of Art. Phaidon Press. 1995
  • HARTT, Frederick. Historia de la pintura, escultura y arquitectura. Akal. 1989
  • JANSON H,W and JANSON A.F.. History of Art. Prentice Hall. 2012
  • RAMÍREZ, Juan Antonio (dir.). Historia del Arte III-IV. Madrid, Alianza, 1996..
  • THOENES, Christof . Teoría de arquitectura. Del Renacimiento a la actualidad. Colonia, Taschen, 2003.
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The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.