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Selective Seminar: Christian Art in the Renaissance and the Baroque 2 - KDKU211
Title in English: Výběrový seminář: Křesťanské umění v době renesance a baroka 2
Guaranteed by: Institute of Christian Art History (26-UDKU)
Faculty: Catholic Theological Faculty
Actual: from 2018
Semester: summer
E-Credits: 4
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:0/2 C [hours/week]
Capacity: unknown / unlimited (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: you can enroll for the course repeatedly
course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
priority enrollment if the course is part of the study plan
Guarantor: doc. PhDr. Martin Zlatohlávek, Ph.D.
Teacher(s): doc. PhDr. Martin Zlatohlávek, Ph.D.
Annotation -
Last update: Mgr. Jana Bodnárová (12.02.2019)
The Artist (Painter and Sculptor)
In the seminar, the exercises in both semesters will focus on the understanding of an artist, especially on painter
and sculptor, on his creative maturation, on searching inspiration for their creative work, on conditions for his for
and on his social connections. The attention will be paid to their character attributes. The knowledge on artists will
be seek in contemporary texts as well. Each chapter: first notions on artists, life, own life, legends on artists,
education in workshop, education on academies, the experiences of an artist (his study journeys), character
attributes of an artists (melancholy), social status of an artist (workshops, companies, court environment, artist’s
house, customer, contracts), conditions for artistic work (handicraft, fantasy, literal texts, poetry, archaeology), self-
portrait of an artist, legends on death of an artist, graves of artists.
Literature - Czech
Last update: doc. PhDr. Martin Zlatohlávek, Ph.D. (30.12.2018)

Michael Baxandall, Painting and experience in fifteenth-century Italy, Oxford 1972, 1988.

Creighton E. Gilbert, L’arte del Quatrocento nelle testimonianze coeve, Firenze, Wien 1988.

Peter Burke, Italská renesance. Kultura a společnost v Itálii, anglicky 1972, česky Praha 1996.

Alessandro Conti, L’evoluzione dell’artista, in: Giovanni Previtali, Federico Zeri, Storia dell’arte italiana, 1979. Německy: Alessandro Conti, Der Weg des Künstlers. Vom Handwerker zum Virtuosen, Berlin 1998.

Course completion requirements - Czech
Last update: doc. PhDr. Martin Zlatohlávek, Ph.D. (11.02.2019)

Podmínkou zakončení předmětu je příprava a přednes referátu na vybrané téma, a to vždy jeden za každý semestr, pravidelná účast na semináři (absence musí být písemně omlouvena), aktivní zapojování do probíraných a diskutovaných témat semináře.

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