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Course syllabus 1_DVU2_D - History of Fine Arts II (FA - SS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Architecture
Course unit code: 1_DVU2_D
Course unit title: History of Fine Arts II
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 2
Recommended semester/trimester: Design - bachelor (compulsory), 2. semester
Level of study: 1.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods:
1.-3. week: information about the seminars, the conditions of granting credit, basic concepts, terminology
4.-- 5. week: Advanced individual topics, the choice of methodology
6.-- 12. week: present individual topics through research, consultation, debate and conclusions
13. week: The granting of credit according to set criteria
1 control of working out, quality review
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The goal of this subject is to get an fundamental knowledge about contextual existence and diverse disposal of
Renaissance and Baroque from the beginning of their period and their territorial transfer. Introducing the creative
thoughts and philosophy of an important architects, constructors and artists. Ability to recognize artistic potential
of architecture, the typical sights of architecture, the differences between regional art and architecture
Course contents:
- Characteristic signs, morphology, philosophical essence of the Renaissance
The philosophy of humanism, a new sight on the world. Chronology, constructions, materials, cultural and
historical background. Functionality, utility and beauty.
- Italy as the cot of Renaissance
Italian Renaissance palace, profane architecture, characteristic of sacral buildings, representatives.
- Renaissance architecture in the country in Western Europe
Specific expression of the Renaissance in France, representatives and significant implementation of architecture.
Architecture in Spain, Portugal, Germany and England.
- Renaissance on the territory of Czech Republic
Cultural and social situation in the Czech Republic at the beginning of 16th century, periodization,
representatives, important buildings.
- Renaissance in Slovakia
Cultural transfer of the style, influence of surrounding countries, characteristics of period style, and
representatives of major centres. Exposal of period style into individual typologies.
- Art of Renaissance
The foundation of new forms of artistic expression, connectedness of fine arts, the representatives - painters,

- The foundation of Mannerism
Style tendencies at the end of the Renaissance period, exposal of mannerisms, the exposal of the tectonic and art,
references and symbols in expression of art.
- Baroque as a new period in the evolution of style
The characteristic, philosophical foundation, socio-cultural background of changes in the artistic shapes and
architectural solutions.
- Italy and Baroque
Characteristics of fundamental artistic ambits, representatives and periodization, the dynamic of thoughts in the
design of baroque, religiosity of baroque space.
- Baroque architecture in Western Europe
Pro-renaissance evolution of style in France, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Netherlands, England.
- Baroque in Czech Republic
Clarifying of the phenomenon of worldvise importance of "Bohemian Baroque", representatives, dynamic
baroque and baroque Gothic, Baroque landscape.
- Baroque in Slovakia
Baroque character valuation, assessment of Baroque foundations into architecture in Slovakia. Representatives
and implementation.
Baroque Art
- Baroque art - paintings and sculptures. Representatives, schools, area of coverage.
Recommended or required reading:
RUSINA, I. Barok: Dejiny slovenského výtvarného umenia. Bratislava : Slovenská agentúra životného prostredia, 1998. 509 p. ISBN 80-8059-014-1.
RUSINA, I. Renesančná a baroková plastika v Bratislave. Bratislava : Tatran, 1983. 160 p.
SYPHER, W. Od renesance k baroku. Praha: ODEON, 1971.

HUYGHE, R. Encyklopedie Umění renesance a baroku. Praha : Odeon, 1970. 475 p.
BENCOVÁ, J. Barokový priestor zdania. In: Architektúra a urbanizmus XXX, 1996, č.3, s. 167-188.

Language of instruction: slovak
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 190

25,3 %15,3 %23,7 %21,1 %14,6 %0 %
Name of lecturer(s): doc. PhDr. Jarmila Bencová, PhD. (examiner, lecturer, person responsible for course) - slovak
Ing. arch. Pavol Pauliny, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer) - slovak
Last modification: 30. 4. 2019
Supervisor: doc. PhDr. Jarmila Bencová, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Róbert Tichý on 04/30/2019.

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