The students are expected to:
• get a solid grasp of English art terminology associated with different art movements and styles.
• gain proficiency in reading scholarly texts in English in the field of visual arts .
• develop reading comprehension skills through the critical exploration of English texts about neoclassical, romantic, symbolist, and expressionist art.
Course Content (Syllabus)
Reading texts in English followed by comprehension and vocabulary exercises, and discussion questions. There are also sections that comprise broader activities that engage the students in more open and free-spirited tasks and activities. The texts touch upon various fields of visual arts studies and are taken from a wide variety of sources. Indicative titles of units: The Baroque Era, Neo-classicism, Romanticism, Symbolism, Aestheticism, Expressionism.
Additional bibliography for study
Preble, Duane, and Sarah Preble. Artforms, 7th ed. Pearson Ed:Upper Saddle River, 2004.
E.H. Gombrich. The Story of Art. Phaidon, 1972.