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History of Spanish Art
University of Barcelona (UB)
Barcelona, Spain

Subject Area(s) Level(s) Instruction in Credits Contact Hours Prerequisites
Art History Intermediate and Advanced Spanish 3 45 Two to three semesters of college level Spanish is recommended

TERM 2 : From El Camino de Santiago to the Gothic Cathedrals


OBJECTIVE


A general overview of the main artistic manifestations that have taken place in the Iberian Peninsula from Prehistoric to the Islamic period.

 

COURSE CONTENT

• Romanesque art in the Iberian Peninsula: origin and development.
• Pyrenean Romanesque architecture and its development in Catalonia, Aragon and Navarre.
• Romanesque architecture on the Road to Santiago.
• Romanesque art in the Kingdom of León.
• Romanesque art in Castile.
• Romanesque painting
• Romanesque sculpture
• Cistercian art in Spain
• The brick Romanesque: Mudejar art
• Gothic Architecture in Castile: the great cathedrals from the 13th century.
• The great Gothic monuments of the Crown of Aragon.
• Gothic art from the 15th century in the kingdoms of the Peninsula
• Gothic Painting
• Sculpture


READING LIST

AZCÁRATE, J.M., (1990), Arte gótico en España, Madrid, Manuales Arte Cátedra.
BORRAS, G.M., (1990), El arte mudejar, Teruel, Instituto de Estudios Turolenses.
BOZAL, V., (1978), Historia del Arte en España I, Madrid, Editorial Istmo.
LAMBERT, E., (1982), El arte gótico en España en los siglos XII y XIII, Madrid, Editorial Cátedra.
SUREDA, J., (1985), La pintura románica en España, Madrid, Alianza Forma.
SUREDA, J., (1989), La pintura románica en Cataluña, Madrid, Alianza Forma.

ASSESSMENT

At the end of the term, there will be a written test in which students write an essay from a choice of two titles.



TERM 2 : From Goya to Gaudí and Dalí


OBJECTIVE


A broad overview of Spanish art from the end of the 15th to the 18th century.


COURSE CONTENT


• The life and work of Francisco de Goya.
• Neoclassicism: architecture, sculpture and painting.
• Romanticism.
• Romantic and Naturalist sculpture.
• The historic painting: impressionism in Spain.
• Modernism: Gaudí, Domènech i Montaner, Puig i Cadafalch
• Picasso
• Dalí
• Miró
• The great artists of today


READING LIST

BASSEGODA, J., (1976), El modernismo en Cataluña, Barcelona, Nuevo Arte Thor.
BOZAL, V., (1978), Historia del Arte en España I y II, Madrid, Istmo.
BOZAL, V., (1994), Goya y el gusto moderno, Madrid, Alianza Forma.
BRIHUEGA, J., (1993), Miró y Dalí: los grandes surrealistas, Madrid, Anaya Monografías.
HERNANDO, J., (1989), Arquitectura en España 1700-1900, Madrid, Manuales Arte Cátedra.
PÉREZ SÁNCHEZ, A., (1990), Goya, Barcelona, Planeta
REYERO, C.-FREIXA, M., (1995), Pintura y escultura en España 1800-1910, Madrid, Manuales Arte Cátedra.
SCHUMETZLER, R.,(1982), El modernismo, Madrid, Alianza Forma.
URRUTIA, Á., (1997), Arquitectura española siglo XX, Madrid, Manuales Arte Cátedra.

 

ASSESSMENT


At the end of the term, there will be a written test in which students write an essay from a choice of two titles.










 
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