Course: History of Art and Architecture 1

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Course title History of Art and Architecture 1
Course code KDA/DUA1
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements Course does not contain work placement
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Nábělek Kamil, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Considerations of the concepts of art and its transformation; the beginning of art and artistic representation; the issue of understanding progress and development in the art of Egypt and Mesopotamia; the relationship between tradition and originality; consideration of the objectivity of beauty; reflection concerning the affective nature of art; reflection on the nature and limits of imaging (e.g. in connection with religious considerations); examples of model (ideal) art works and buildings; the relationship between old and new, i.e. - inspiration, quotation, borrowing, interpretation and the interpretation of interpretations, etc.; the influence of theory (philosophy) on art and vice versa; the influence of ancient art on the new and vice versa (i.e. the impact of the new art on understanding and interpretation of ancient art).

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monological explanation (lecture, presentation,briefing)
  • Class attendance - 28 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 5 hours per semester
  • Semestral paper - 28 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
Thinking about the concept of art and its transformation. The beginnings of art and artistic depiction. Understanding the progress and development in the arts of Egypt and Mesopotamia. Relationship of tradition and originality, reflections on the objectivity of beauty, reflections on the affective nature of art, reflections on the types and limits of representation (in relation to e.g. religious requirements), examples of exemplary (ideal) works of art and buildings, relationship between the old and the new - inspiration, quotations, borrowings, interpretations and interpretations of interpretations, etc., influence of theory (philosophy) on art and vice versa, influence of old art on the new and vice versa (influence of new art on understanding and interpretation of the old).
To develop the ability of reflection and contextual thinking. To grasp knowledge of relations of visual art and architecture of that period of time.
Prerequisites
Unspecified

Assessment methods and criteria
Presentation of acquired knowledge via paper

Test or classified credit: essay, discussion of the essay
Recommended literature
  • Aristotelés. Poetika. Praha, 1999.
  • Belting, H. ild und Kult, Eine Geschichte des Bildes vor dem Zeitalter der Kunst. München, 1990.
  • Duby, G. Věk katedrál. Praha, 2002.
  • Eco, U. Dějiny krásy. Praha: Agro, 2005.
  • Eco, U. Umění a krása ve středověké estetice, Praha 1998.
  • GILBERTOVÁ, K.E., KUHN, H. Dějiny estetiky, Praha: SNKLU, 1965..
  • Huyghe, R. Umění pravěku a starověku. Odeon, 1969.
  • Huyghe, R. Umění středověku. Odeon, 1969.
  • LE GOFF, J. Kultura středověké Evropy. Praha Odeon, 1991. ISBN 80-207-0206.
  • Pěšina, J. České gotické umění. SNTL, 1977.
  • Platón. Symposion. Praha, 2005.
  • Platón. Ústava. Praha, 2005.
  • Plótinos. Dvě pojednání o kráse. Praha, 1994.
  • Strong, D. Antické umění. Praha, 1970.
  • Suger. Spisy o Saint-Denis. Praha, 2006.
  • Svoboda, K. Estetika sv. Augustina a její zdroje. Brno, 1996.
  • Tertulianus. O hrách. Oikoymenh, 2004.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Architecture Study plan (Version): Architecture (1) Category: Architecture 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Architecture Study plan (Version): Environmental Design (20) Category: Art and applied art 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Architecture Study plan (Version): Visual Communication (20) Category: Art and applied art 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter