History of 19th-century art 4018-KONW89
The history of 19th-century European art in a broader historical, philosophical, and cultural context, with a special focus on Polish architecture, painting, and sculpture. Proposed topics: late classicism in architecture as well as sculpture and painting; Goya, English painting from Constable and Blake to Turner, the Nazarene movement, the German Romantics: Runge and Friedrich; the French Romantics: Géricault and Delacroix; Ingres; the return to nature: Corot, Rousseau, Millet, Daumier, Courbet; academism; the pre-Raphaelites (Rosetti and Millais), Morris and Whistler; Manet and impressionism, postimpressionism; symbolism; Art Nouveau; Russian painting from the 19th century to the Bolshevik revolution; Polish painting from Smuglewicz and Orłowski to Malczewski; 19th-century sculpture from Canova and Thorvaldsen to Rodin; 19th-century Polish sculpture; the arts and crafts revival; historicism in 19th-century architecture (the neo-Gothic, neo-Renaissance, neo-Romanesque, neo-Byzantine styles, eclecticism), 19th-century Russian architecture from Alexander I to Nicholas II; architecture during the industrial revolution; Polish architecture from Corazzi to Dziekoński.
Type of course
a. knowledge: students will be able to describe the main tendencies in 19th-century visual arts and architecture and characterize their philosophical and social background
b. skills: students will be able to describe the artists as well as the time and environment in which the most representative works of 19th-century art were created; on this basis, they will identify other works from the period
c. social competences: students will see a continuation and transformation of the forms and ideas of 19th-century art in contemporary arts and culture.
The final grade will be based on active participation in the lectures, a report on a topic agreed upon with the teacher, and a two-part exam comprising a visual part (checking students’ ability to identify works of art within the topic range, to attribute and date them, and perform an analysis of their form and content) and a theoretical part (a conversation on the topics covered in the lectures and required reading).
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Białostocki J., Sztuka cenniejsza niż złoto, Warszawa 1991, t. II, rozdz. XIV i XV.
Dobrowolski T., Malarstwo polskie ostatnich dwustu lat, Wrocław 1976
Gombrich E.H., O sztuce, Warszawa 1997, rozdziały dotyczące sztuki XIX wieku
Grabska E., Poprzęcka M., Teoretycy, artyści i krytycy o sztuce 1700-1870, Warszawa 1989, s. 161-558.
Kotula A., Krakowski P., Rzeźba XIX wieku, Kraków 1980.
Kozakiewicz S., Malarstwo polskie. Oświecenie, klasycyzm, romantyzm, Warszawa 1976.
Meyer P., Historia sztuki europejskiej, t. 2, Warszawa 1973, s. 211-260, tłum. J. Ruszczyc.
Ryszkiewicz A., Malarstwo polskie. Romantyzm, historyzm, realizm, Warszawa 1989.
Rzepińska M., Siedem wieków malarstwa europejskiego, Wrocław 1988, s. 370-420
Sztuka świata, t. 8, red. A. Lewicka-Morawska, Warszawa 1994.
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