ID541 – Contemporary Art History

Course lecturer :

Omnia AbdElRahman

Course assistant :

Course objectives :

1-Take General view on the art movements acquired in the 20th century and develop artistic sense for the students.
2- Study and obtain the values of each art movement and train them how to be artistic connoisseurs and how to recognize the features of each movement.
3- Comparing and analyzing all the art movements and architecture styles.
4- Recognize the main techniques used in art and architecture theoretically and analyze some art work of different artists and some buildings of different architectures

Course description :

1- Identify the history of modern art and the artistic work produced during that period and how it relates to architecture
2- Studying the heritage of painters and architectures like Vincent van gauche, Paul Cezanne , Paul Gauguin , Antonio Gaudi , Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd wright…etc. and the directions of connoisseur toward creativity and innovation.
3- Illustrate the relationship between the art movements and values on the artworks and its constituents.

Course assessment :

The course grade is 100 in total Interactive learning: (10) Assignments: (10) Mid term exam:(20) Final Exam: (60)

Recommended text books :

  1. عرفان سامي. عمارة القرن العشرين . 5 أجزاء . القاهرة : دار النشر للجامعات المصرية ، 1959-1969م .
  2. محسن محمد عطية, اتجاهات في الفن الحديث. عالم الكتب, مصر, 2004
  3. محمود البسيوني, الفن في القرن العشرين. مكتبة الفنون التشكيلية منشورات مركز الشارقة للإبداع الفكري. الشارقة, د.ت .
  4. مارجريت روز. ما بعد الحداثة، ترجمة احمد الشامى، ١٩٩٤
  5. صلاح زيتون. عمارة القرن العشرين، مطابع الأهرام، ١٩٩١
  6. -Jencks, Charles. Modern Movements in Architecture, 1986.
  7. Gossel, Peter. L\’architecture du 20ème Siècle. Taschen, 1991.
  8. Jencks, C. Architecture Today, Academy Editions, Great Britain, 1993.
  9. Klotz, H., The History of Post Modern Arch.1988.

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