Modern and Contemporary Art in Western Europe I

Modern and Contemporary Art in Western Europe I

Study Cycle: 1




ECTS credit:5

Lecturer(s): doc. dr. Vidrih Rebeka


Students get acquainted with the development of European art from the middle of the 16th century up to the time of French Revolution. The lecture course is arranged in the following thematic chapters: Mannerism, Baroque, Rococo, Neoclassicism.
The student gets to know stylistical, iconographical and functional innovations in European painting, sculpture, design, architecture and urbanism, which are considered as a consequence of the changing economical, social, cultural, religious and intellectual factors.
Special attention is devoted to the part that the visual arts themselves played in the forementioned changes.
The student gets acquainted with the most recent problems in the research regarding the specific thematic chapter.