Modern and Contemporary Art in Western Europe II
ECTS credit: 5
Lecturer(s): doc. dr. Vidrih Rebeka
Students get acquainted with the development of European art from the beginning of the 19th century up to the end of the 20th century. The lecture course is arranged in the following thematic chapters: Neoclassicism and Romanticism, Realism and Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, visual arts in the first half of the 20th century, visual arts after the Second World War.
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.