Art History

Course Information
TitleΙστορία Τέχνης / Art History
FacultyFine Arts
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorStella Lavva
Course ID600020174

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Film Studies (2009-2013)

Registered students: 55
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective Courses beloging to the selected specialization535

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
  • French (Examination)
  • German (Examination)
  • Italian (Examination)
General Prerequisites
1. General knowledge of High School 2. Αccess to a computer 3. Αbility to work with powerpoint 4. Competency in foreign languages, especially in English
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to: • Identify and discuss the significance of the major movements from the Modern and Contemporary time periods • Identify and and describe historical and contextual developments of art and artists • Articulate a better understanding and awareness of visual art; its power to influence people; its power as a language • Engage in critical discussions related to art of this period
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
This Modern & Contemporary Art History survey course is a study and evaluation of the development of Modern & Contemporary Art and Artists. Τhe course begins with the origins of Modernism, and the art and artists involved, and then move chronologically through time uncovering the evolution of influences, themes, traditions and contradictions within historical, social, political, technological and religious context. Classes will include slide presentations, films, active participation & discussion, and writing exercises. Topics to be covered will include: Realism, Impressionism & Post-Impressionism, Fauvism, Cubism, Futurism, Expressionism, Dada & Surrealism, Social Realism & Regionalism, the Bauhaus & de Stijl, etc.
Art History, Modern and Contemporary Art
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
A.Power point and elearning platforms as a teaching tool/ Email το communicate with the students B.DVD's educational content
Course Organization
Reading Assigment381.3
Written assigments401.3
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
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