S. Settis, T. Montanari, Arte. Una storia naturale e civile: 3. Dal Quattrocento alla Controriforma (text by G. Fattorini); 4. Dal Barocco all'Impressionismo (text by T. Montanari, C. Franconi, F. Belloni; pp. 1-291); Milano, Mondadori Education 2019.
The course aims to offer students a basic knowledge of the history of Italian art (and not only) from the fifteenth to the eighteenth century.
General knowledge gained in secondary school.
The course consists of a series of lectures, accompanied by slides that will be provided to the students. If possible, some educationa visits to monuments will be organized as an integral part of the course.
Type of Assessment
Oral test on the topics listed in the program, aimed at ascertaining the knowledge of the content and the ability to critical processing, moving from the images.
The course aims to provide students with a historical overview of the main phases of Italian and European art, from the beginning of the fifteenth to the eighteenth century and is divided into lessons (each of two hours). Topics: the origin of the Renaissance in Florence and its spread in Italy, the novelty of Flemish painting and of its receipt by the Italian masters, the emergence of the "maniera moderna" through the experiences of Leonardo, Raphael and Michelangelo, the so called "manierismo", the Carracci "reform" of the Carracci, Caravaggio and his followers, the Baroque season, the art of the 18th century (with particular attention to Venetian painting).