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Definition of lesson periods
Period From To
1 A Sep 26, 2022 Nov 5, 2022
1 B Nov 14, 2022 Dec 23, 2022
2 A Feb 13, 2023 Apr 6, 2023
2 B Apr 12, 2023 May 27, 2023

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A B C D F M R S T

Arcangeli Alessandro

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Barbierato Federico

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Coden Fabio

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Dal Pozzolo Enrico

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Fossaluzza Giorgio

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Franco Tiziana

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Moro Sergio

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Rossi Mariaclara

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Stoffella Marco

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Terraroli Valerio

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Study Plan

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CURRICULUM TIPO:
Modules Credits TAF SSD
Between the years: 1°- 2°
English B2
6
F
-
Between the years: 1°- 2°
Further activities
6
F
-
Between the years: 1°- 2°

Legend | Type of training activity (TTA)

TAF (Type of Educational Activity) All courses and activities are classified into different types of educational activities, indicated by a letter.




S Placements in companies, public or private institutions and professional associations

iIntroductory
padvanced
mMasterful

Teaching code

4S010513

Credits

6

Language

Italian

Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)

L-ART/02 - HISTORY OF MODERN ART

Period

2 A, 2 B

Learning objectives

The aim of the course is to improve the ability of independent analysis and develop a mature mastery of the critical tools of the discipline in relation to specific aspects of the history of modern art.

Prerequisites and basic notions

Prerequisites: background knowledge, also of manuals, of 18th-century Venetian art is required for the specific context.
Reference manuals. G. Dorfles, C. Dalla Costa, G. Pieranti, Civiltà d’arte. Dal Quattrocento all’Impressionismo, 2, Bergamo, Edizioni Atlas, in the different editions.
L. Beltrame, C. Fumarco, Il nuovo vivere l’arte, 2. L’età moderna, Edizioni scolastiche Bruno Mondadori.
N. Frapiccini, N. Giustozzi, Le storie dell’arte, Hoepli, in the different editions.

Program

Title
The European fortune of 18th-century Venetian painters: leaving out the vedutists and giving a focus on Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini, Marco and Sebastiano Ricci, Rosalba Carriera, Jacopo Amigoni, Federico Bencovich, and Giambattista Tiepolo.
Reflections on the international taste for Venetian art at courts, patrons in the civil and religious spheres, and collectors, including reference to theorists, critics, and mediators, particularly the case of Anton Maria Zanetti il Vecchio.Program: Rocaille painting in the interpretation offered by the major Venetian masters assumes a centrality at the European level. Nevertheless, it involves genres and personalities with a variety of languages.
The essential data of the biographical and stylistic profile of the leading Venetian painters, which are assumed to be known through the manuals, serve as the basis for the reconstruction of more complex issues that are to be acquired at least in broad strokes, as an indication of method. The cultural and artistic cosmopolitanism of 18th-century Venice finds support from critics and mediating figures.
The course will investigate the mechanisms of international collecting, the circularity of artists' experiences due to the involvement of musicians, singers, playwrights, theater actors and set designers.
Essential Bibliography:

(Further bibliography will be given within the introductory lecture and made available in moodle)

Adriano Mariuz, La pittura (I), in Storia di Venezia. Temi. L’arte, vol. II, a cura di Rodolfo Pallucchini, Roma 1995.

Michael Levey, La pittura a Venezia nel Settecento; traduzione di Grazia Lanzillo, Milano 1996.

Francis Haskell, Mecenati e pittori. L'arte e la società italiana nell'età barocca; edizione a cura di Tomaso Montanari, Traduzione di Vincenzo Borea, Torino 2019.

Splendori del Settecento veneziano, catalogo della mostra, Venezia, 26 maggio-30 luglio 995, Museo del Settecento Veneziano-Ca’ Rezzonico, Gallerie dell’Accademia, Palazzo Mocenigo, Milano 1995.
I seguenti capitoli:
F. Russel, Il gusto internazionale per l’arte veneziana, pp. 41-42; Ch. Becker, A. Burkarth, A. B. Rave, L’impero asburgico, pp. 43-51; A. B. Rave, Parigi, pp. 52-53; A. B. Rave, Scandinavia e Russia, pp. 54-55; A. B. Rave, Spagna, pp. 56; F. Russel, Inghilterra, 57-59.

Alessandro Bettagno, Pittori rococò della “seconda generazione”, in Splendori del Settecento veneziano 1995, pp. 97-149.

Franca Zava Boccazzi, Episodi di pittura veneziana a Vienna nel Settecento, in Venezia Vienna, a cura di G. Romanelli, Milano 1983, pp. 25-88

Franca Zava Boccazzi, Rosalba Carriera a Parigi, in Rosalba Carriera (1673-1757), Atti del convegno internazionale di studi, 26-28 aprile 2007, Venezia, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Chioggia, Auditorium San Niccolò, a cura di G. Pavanello, Verona 2009, pp. 129-146; edizione del dattiloscritto presso la Fondazione Giorgio Cini per gli Atti del XXI Corso Internazionale di Alta Cultura, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, 25 agosto-15 settembre 1979.

Alessandro Bettagno, Una vicenda tra collezionisti e conoscitori: Zanetti, Mariette, Denon,
Duchesne, in Melanges en hommage a Pierre Rosenberg: peintures et dessins en France et en Italie
17-18 siecles, Paris 2001, pp. 82-86.

Pierre Rosenberg, Parigi-Venezia o piuttosto Venezia-Parigi 1715-1723, in «Atti Istituto veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti. Classe di scienze morali, lettere ed arti», Tomo CLXI (2002-2003), 2003, I, pp. 1-30.

For Bencovich: Rodolfo Pallucchini, La pittura nel Veneto. Il Settecento, I, Milano 1994, pp. 286-296.

For Giambattista Tiepolo and his European commissions, activity in Wurzburg (1750-1753), and stay in Madrid (1762-1770), reference is made to the syntheses and interpretations of Adriano Mariuz, Giambattista Tiepolo, in The Glory of Venice, Art in the Eighteenth Century, catalogo della mostra a cura di J. Martineau e A. Robison, London, Royal Academy of Arts; Washiongton, National gallery of Art, London 1994, pp. 171-217; ed. italiana: in La Gloria di Venezia, L’arte nel diciottesimo secolo, Milano 1994, pp. 171-217; in A. Mariuz, Tiepolo, a cura di G. Pavanello, Verona 2008, pp. 295-390.

Bibliography

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Didactic methods

Teaching methods: frontal lectures with a study day in Venice to be agreed upon.

Learning assessment procedures

Assessment: written test with open-ended and specific questions.

Evaluation criteria

Assessment criteria: The student's ability to formulate an independent argument on authors, problems and stylistic issues based on the questions delivered in the written test will be assessed. Ability to independently express connections and comparisons between personalities and works to which they belong will be especially evaluated.

Criteria for the composition of the final grade

Composition of the final grade: The final test can be divided into several modules, which will be assigned a partial grade. The average of the partial grades assigned to each part will result in the final grade recorded on the student's transcript.

Exam language

italiano

Type D and Type F activities

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Double degree

The University of Verona, through a network of agreements with foreign universities, offers international courses that enable students to gain a Double/Joint degree at the time of graduation. Indeed, students enrolled in a Double/Joint degree programme will be able to obtain both the degree of the University of Verona and the degree issued by the Partner University abroad - where they are expected to attend part of the programme -, in the time it normally takes to gain a common Master’s degree. The institutions concerned shall ensure that both degrees are recognised in the two countries.

Places on these programmes are limited, and admissions and any applicable grants are subject to applicants being selected in a specific Call for applications.

The latest Call for applications for Double/Joint Degrees at the University of Verona is available now!


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Prova finale

Alla prova finale per il conseguimento della laurea magistrale in Storia delle arti sono assegnati 24 cfu. La prova finale consiste nella preparazione e nella discussione di una tesi di laurea magistrale, di non meno di 120 pagine scritte, elaborata in modo originale dallo studente sotto la guida di un docente relatore; è prevista la figura del correlatore. L'argomento della prova finale deve riguardare uno degli insegnamenti del piano di studi. I laureati devono saper dimostrare con il lavoro di tesi di aver applicato le loro conoscenze, di possedere capacità di comprensione e abilità nella risoluzione di problemi e nell'affrontare tematiche nuove in modo autonomo e in un contesto di ricerca e di progettazione originale. La discussione della prova finale ha luogo davanti a una Commissione composta secondo le relative norme del Regolamento didattico di Ateneo. Per la prova finale è previsto un massimo di 7 punti. Per l'attribuzione del punteggio la commissione si attiene ai seguenti criteri: 1) originalità dell'elaborato; 2) efficacia e coerenza nelle argomentazioni; 3) qualità della scrittura; 4) capacità dello studente di illustrare e discutere adeguatamente il suo lavoro davanti alla commissione. La votazione è espressa in centodecimi, a cui la Commissione può aggiungere, in casi di eccellenza, la distinzione della lode