Course: Comprehensive Examination in History of Contemporary Art

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Course title Comprehensive Examination in History of Contemporary Art
Course code KDT/785
Organizational form of instruction no contact
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Frequency of the course Each academic year
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 0
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Pavlíček Tomáš, doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
These informations are in the annotation of the course.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
Learning outcomes
This examination tests the students' ability of orientation in the issues of both world and Czech visual culture over the past four decades. It accentuates an overview of the most important tendencies and thought streams in graphic art in the last third of 20th century, it reflects the onset of modernism (in the world, at home), as well as dominance of photography, videoart, and "new media" in 1990's and on the threshold of 21st century.
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
Oral exam
Recommended literature
  • Belting, H. Konec dějin umění. MF, Praha, 2000.
  • Bouriaud, Nicolas. Postproduction. Tranzit Praha, 2004.
  • GOVAN, M., BELL, T. Dan Flavin: The Complete Lights, 1961-1996. Yale University Press, 2004.
  • Greene, Rachel. Internet Art. Thames and Hudson, 2004.
  • Kol. autorů. České umění 1900-1990. GHMP Praha, 1997.
  • Morganová, P. Akční umění. Olomouc, 1999.
  • Paul, Christiane. Digital Art. Thames and Hudson, 2003.
  • Swan, Louis Jones. Art Information and the Internet. Routledge, London, 2005.

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 2 Summer