History of Art in Spain (In English)

Universidad de Granada

Course Description

  • Course Name

    History of Art in Spain (In English)

  • Host University

    Universidad de Granada

  • Location

    Granada, Spain

  • Area of Study

    Art, Art History

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    General Description
    The aim of the subject is:
    1. To appreciate and recognise several interpretations and values of the work of art in different
    historic contexts.
    2. To explain the most important processes of the artistic change and cultural transformations of
    Western art ( especially in Spain).
    3. To explain the most important artistic events of Art History, placing them correctly in time and
    space and emphasizing their significance in the process history-art.
    4. To understand works of art as exponents of creativity and value them as a document from one
    period and one culture.
    5. To know, enjoy and value the cultural heritage of Spain, Andalucia and Granada.
    6. To develop critical sense and to be able to enjoy aesthetics.

    Evaluation
    - Work in class and class participation, up to 20%
    - Eliminatory exam, up to 20%
    - Final exam, up to 20%
    - Project, up to 20%
    - Homework, up to 10%
    - Attendance, up to 10%

    Bibliography
    · Spain in perspective : an introduction to its history, art, and culture.
    Ed. Universidad de Granada.
    · The arts in Spain. Ed. Thames and Hudson.
    · Granada en siete paseos. Ed. Universidad Granada.
    · Historia del arte de España. Ed. Lunwerg.
    · Arte español para extranjeros. Ed. Nerea.
    · Historia del arte español . Ed. SGEL
    · Historia del arte en Andalucía . Ed. Gever
    · Cómo mirar un cuadro. Ed. Gustavo Gili