Module also offered within study programmes:
General information:
Name:
History of art (HS)
Course of study:
2019/2020
Code:
GBUD-2-301-GE-s
Faculty of:
Mining and Geoengineering
Study level:
Second-cycle studies
Specialty:
Geotechnical Engineering and Underground Construction
Field of study:
Civil Engineering
Semester:
3
Profile of education:
Academic (A)
Lecture language:
English
Form and type of study:
Full-time studies
Course homepage:
 
Responsible teacher:
dr Skrzyniarz Sławomir (skrzynia.fm@poczta.fm)
Module summary

The chronological frames of European art, changes in the way of defining the role of art and artists, functions of art.

Description of learning outcomes for module
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Connections with FLO Method of learning outcomes verification (form of completion)
Social competence: is able to
M_K001 Ability to share thoughts and experiences caused by a work of art. Valuing and actively using the achievements of art and art studies. BUD2A_K01, BUD2A_K04 Participation in a discussion,
Oral answer,
Activity during classes
Skills: he can
M_U001 Ability to discern the characteristics of works of art and associate it with the era when it was made. BUD2A_U02, BUD2A_U04 Participation in a discussion,
Oral answer,
Activity during classes
Knowledge: he knows and understands
M_W001 Knowledge of the most important features and achievements of successive eras in the history of European art from the Paleolithic to the present. BUD2A_W02 Participation in a discussion,
Oral answer,
Activity during classes
M_W002 Knowledge of basic terminology on architecture, sculpture and painting. BUD2A_W03 Participation in a discussion,
Oral answer,
Activity during classes
M_W003 Awareness of the various possible ways of looking at a work of art and its understanding. BUD2A_W02 Participation in a discussion,
Oral answer,
Activity during classes
Number of hours for each form of classes:
Sum (hours)
Lecture
Audit. classes
Lab. classes
Project classes
Conv. seminar
Seminar classes
Pract. classes
Zaj. terenowe
Zaj. warsztatowe
Prace kontr. przejść.
Lektorat
30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FLO matrix in relation to forms of classes
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Form of classes
Lecture
Audit. classes
Lab. classes
Project classes
Conv. seminar
Seminar classes
Pract. classes
Zaj. terenowe
Zaj. warsztatowe
Prace kontr. przejść.
Lektorat
Social competence
M_K001 Ability to share thoughts and experiences caused by a work of art. Valuing and actively using the achievements of art and art studies. + - - - - - - - - - -
Skills
M_U001 Ability to discern the characteristics of works of art and associate it with the era when it was made. + - - - - - - - - - -
Knowledge
M_W001 Knowledge of the most important features and achievements of successive eras in the history of European art from the Paleolithic to the present. + - - - - - - - - - -
M_W002 Knowledge of basic terminology on architecture, sculpture and painting. + - - - - - - - - - -
M_W003 Awareness of the various possible ways of looking at a work of art and its understanding. + - - - - - - - - - -
Student workload (ECTS credits balance)
Student activity form Student workload
Summary student workload 60 h
Module ECTS credits 2 ECTS
Udział w zajęciach dydaktycznych/praktyka 30 h
Preparation for classes 15 h
Realization of independently performed tasks 14 h
Contact hours 1 h
Module content
Lectures (30h):

1. Introduction: The chronological frames of European art; changes in the way of defining the role of art and artists; various functions of art in different eras
2. Art of the Paleolithic and Neolithic in Eurasia (rock paintings, fine
art, the origins of buildings with a special focus on megalithic culture); major achievements of art of the early civilizations of the Mediterranean circle (Mesopotamia and Egypt); the origins of art in Greece in the third and second millennium BC (Cycladic, Minoan and Mycenaean cultures)
3. Development of Greek art in the first half of the first millennium BC (Geometric and orientalizing periods); prime of Greek art in the sixth and fifth centuries BC; Greek art in the late classical and Hellenistic eras
4. Origins of Roman art (the role of Etruscan and Greek influences) and its evolution, major achievements of the end of the Republican era (I century BC); Roman Empire Art (late first century BC – early IV century AD); origins of Christian art
5. Analysis and interpretation of works of ancient art
6. Art of the early Middle Ages (up to approx. 1000) in the Greek East (Byzantine Empire) and the Latin West (Art of Italy during the reign of the Ostrogoths and Lombards, Merovingian and Carolingian Gaul, Visigoth Spain and the British Isles)
7. Romanesque art – the essential common features and local differences on the example of selected works; Gothic art – origin, evolution and local varieties; importance of change within the Gothic art for the beginnings of the Renaissance (Giotto, Nicola Pisano, the Dutch painters of the fifteenth century)
8. Analysis and interpretation of medieval art
9. Painting, sculpture and architecture of the Italian Renaissance; Renaissance art in other European countries; the most important features of architecture, sculpture and painting of the Baroque era based on selected artists; Rococo and Classicism as an artistic “responses” to the Baroque
10. Analysis and interpretation of contemporary art
11. The specificity of art of the first half of the nineteenth century (romanticism, historicism); academicism and the artistic opposition to its principles (realism, impressionism, symbolism); the complexity of art in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century (Art Nouveau)
12. Trends in avant-garde art of the first half of the twentieth century (Cubism, Futurism, Dadaism, Surrealism); the issue of expression and abstraction; a new phenomenon in the art of the second half of the twentieth and early twenty-first century
13. Analysis and interpretation of modern art

Additional information
Teaching methods and techniques:
  • Lectures: Treści prezentowane na wykładzie są przekazywane w formie prezentacji multimedialnej w połączeniu z klasycznym wykładem tablicowym wzbogaconymi o pokazy odnoszące się do prezentowanych zagadnień.
Warunki i sposób zaliczenia poszczególnych form zajęć, w tym zasady zaliczeń poprawkowych, a także warunki dopuszczenia do egzaminu:

The choice of topic that will be discussed during the exams; determining the publications on this subject that are to act as a basis for class conversation should take place no later than late April.

Participation rules in classes:
  • Lectures:
    – Attendance is mandatory: No
    – Participation rules in classes: Studenci uczestniczą w zajęciach poznając kolejne treści nauczania zgodnie z syllabusem przedmiotu. Studenci winni na bieżąco zadawać pytania i wyjaśniać wątpliwości. Rejestracja audiowizualna wykładu wymaga zgody prowadzącego.
Method of calculating the final grade:

The rating depends on the degree of mastery of general knowledge (based on the recommended textbook) and detailed knowledge regarding the subject (based on identified additional publications).

Sposób i tryb wyrównywania zaległości powstałych wskutek nieobecności studenta na zajęciach:

Excused absence from classes can be made up for with another group, with the consent of both lecturers, and provided that the class covers the same topic.

Prerequisites and additional requirements:

Becoming familiar with the recommended textbook; choice of subject and referring to the publication on the topic, as indicated by the lecturer.

Recommended literature and teaching resources:

M. Porębski, K. Piwocki, Dzieje sztuki w zarysie, t. 1: Od paleolitu po wieki średnie, Warszawa 1987; t. 2: Od wieków średnich do końca XVIII w., Warszawa 1987; t. 3: Wiek XIX i XX, Warszawa 1988.

Scientific publications of module course instructors related to the topic of the module:

Additional scientific publications not specified

Additional information:

The choice of topic that will be discussed during the exams; determining the publications on this subject that are to act as a basis for class conversation should take place no later than late April.