Course: Production of an Artwork in Public Space

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Course title Production of an Artwork in Public Space
Course code KDT/748
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Frequency of the course Each academic year
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Hlaváček Ludvík, PhDr.
Course content
These informations are in the annotation of the course.

Learning activities and teaching methods
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Learning outcomes
The course is devoted to the issue of the current social role of art, its possibilities, and the limits of the relationship between authors and clients. The programme of the course is divided into theoretical thematic areas: Art as a social act, sense of arts, and development of its social role in history. Brief history of art from the point of view of social situations, origin and history of public art. Survey of theoretical and methodological procedures necessary for understanding the social role of art, aesthetics and sociology of art , the structure of contemporary society, the "public" category and its delimitation. Public art, art as expressing an individuality, and art in a social context, public and political art. Origin, activities, function, and aims of centers for contemporary art, curator activities, and their variants. In its practical part, the course deals with the specifics of production of a public-art project.
The gained capabilities constitute an encompassment and an aquirement of knowledge and experience in the given field of study, they result from a concrete annotation of the subject and are aimed at a profile´s fulfilment of the graduate of the given field of study.
Successful completion of the previous study

Assessment methods and criteria
1. Essay 2. Dialogue
Recommended literature
  • Deutsche, R. Evictions: Art and Spatial Politics. MIT Press, Cambridge, 1996.
  • Greenberg, R.; Ferguson, B. W.; Nairne, S. (ed.). Thinking about Exhibitions. New York, 2000.
  • Kesner, L. ml. Muzeum umění v digitální době - vnímání obrazů a prožitek v soudobé společnosti. Praha, 2000.
  • Kol. autorů. Umělecké dílo ve veřejném prostoru. Praha, 1997.
  • Kol. autorů. Umění v dialogu s veřejností. Brno, 1999.
  • Wade, G. (ed.). Curating in the 21st Century. Walsall, Wolverhampton, 2000.
  • Wallis, B. (ed.). Art after Modernism. Rethinking Representation. The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, 1984.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Art and Design Curatorship Studies (A) Art and applied art 1 Summer