Course: Selected Chapters from History of Culture and Design II

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Course title Selected Chapters from History of Culture and Design II
Course code KDT/755
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-optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Dytrtová Kateřina, doc. Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
These informations are in the annotation of the course.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to provide a thorough overview of the important epoch in European graphic culture, which played an extraordinary role in shaping the European civilization - the early Christian art. The course is devoted to Christian Antiquity, early Christian art, shaping European art after the dissolution of the West Roman Empire, and Byzantine art. Attention is given to Germanic culture, and to the role of the art on the British Isles (Irish and Anglo-Saxon). The students acquire deep knowledge of the historical, geographical, and religious context, they learn about issues of iconographic character, and problems with interpretation of artefacts. The course involves excursions and visiting exhibitions. In case of the students' interest, it is possible to add lectures and seminars devoted to Christian iconography and liturgy, and its interconnection with graphic art.
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.
Prerequisites
Successful completion of the previous study

Assessment methods and criteria
unspecified
Attendance
Recommended literature
  • Fiala, V. Byzantské výtvarné umění, in: Zástěrová, B. (ed.), Dějiny Byzance. Praha, 1992.
  • Kraus, T. Das römische Weltreich. Berlín, 1967.
  • Lassus, J. Raně křesťanské a byzantské umění. Praha, 1971.
  • Lazarev, V. N. Istorija bizantijskoj živopisi I-II. Moskva, 1947.
  • Matějček, A. Dějiny umění I. Praha, 1926.
  • Myslivec, J. Catalogue of Icons, Fontes Historiae Artium VII. Praha, 1999.
  • Myslivec, J. Ikona. Praha, 1947.
  • Rice, D. T. Art in Byzantine Era. London, 1963.


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 Design (A) Art and applied art 1 Summer
Faculty of Art and Design Design (A) Art and applied art 1 Summer
Faculty of Art and Design Photography and Time-Based Media (B) Art and applied art 1 Summer
Faculty of Art and Design Photography and Time-Based Media (B) Art and applied art 1 Summer
Faculty of Art and Design Graphic Design (A) Art and applied art 1 Summer
Faculty of Art and Design Design (A) Art and applied art 1 Summer
Faculty of Art and Design Design (A) Art and applied art 1 Summer
Faculty of Art and Design Photography and Time-Based Media (B) Art and applied art 1 Summer
Faculty of Art and Design Photography and Time-Based Media (B) Art and applied art 1 Summer
Faculty of Art and Design Graphic Design (A) Art and applied art 1 Summer
Faculty of Art and Design Design (A) Art and applied art 1 Summer
Faculty of Art and Design Design (A) Art and applied art 1 Summer
Faculty of Art and Design Curatorship Studies (A) Art and applied art 1 Summer
Faculty of Art and Design Graphic Design (A) Art and applied art 1 Summer
Faculty of Art and Design Photography and Time-Based Media (B) Art and applied art 1 Summer
Faculty of Art and Design Photography and Time-Based Media (B) Art and applied art 1 Summer