Sociology of art and culture (i)
Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)
SPS/07 - GENERAL SOCIOLOGY
Language of instruction
First half of Semester 1 , Second half of Semester 1
The course is focusing to highlight the relations and the differences between Art and Reality and Realism and Fiction.
Particular attention will be given at the time of Postmodernity, also interpreted as a result of theoretical proposals related to the “School of Suspicion”.
The students will be able to evaluate the theoretical profile of the aesthetics in its wide and distinctive entirety.
Moreover, the target of the course is to give to the students the methodologic tools to analyze and synthetize both, a cinematic text and a pictorial representation.
The first part turns most to theory and involves the “historical” ideas, on which these relations lean: Language, Aesthetics, Form, Metaphor, across which developed arts and its articulations.
The second part looks at the aesthetical reading of some meaningful “film text” compared with some view arts that, in the XX century, followed the main ideas of the artistic dimension.
A specific chapter will be dedicated at the theme of Surrealism and its influence in the painting and film.
The combination of the two parts highlights both the articulation between form and scripture and the influences that the several “time forms” had on the several arts.
Notes taken from lectures
G. Amato, Il realismo della finzione - Da Hopper a Hitchlcock, QuiEdit, Verona, 2014
G. Amato, Nelle forme del tempo - Tempo e racconto del testo filmico, QuiEdit, Verona. Limitatamente ai capitoli: 1; 2 e 5.For those Who are are not attending,the text should be presented in full
A. Dal Lago, S. Giordano, I mercanti d’aura, Logiche dell’arte contemporanea, Il Mulino, 2006. Limitatamente ai capitoli: Introduzione; 4; 5; Conclusioni
References could be subject to change.
Didactics: lectures, a-v
An oral test will verify the knowledge acquired during the whole course. The students will discuss about their own skills in the subject and all its contents.
The level of the reached knowledge will be explained during a coherent and adequate spoken exposure.