Faculty: Department of Urban planning Theory and History of Architecture
Contact hours: 30h, 30h lectures, 0h seminars
Self-study hours: 30h, 30h practical training
Assessment: written examination
Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 1, lectures 2.0h,
ECTS - 3
The course aims to provide a common picture of the development of painting, sculpture and architecture of Ancient Ages, Antiquity, Medieval ages and the Renaissance. The students are introduced to the periodization and classification of the arts, the synthesis of art and architecture and the basic concepts such as age, direction, style, artwork, genre etc. It includes the following periods and countries: the primitive communal system, Mesopotamia, Egypt, Aegean world, Ancient Greece, Rome, Early Christian art, Byzantine, Western Middle Ages, the Renaissance and the general features of the art of the Bulgarian Revival. The objective of the course is to adopt the definitions, to develop visual memory, recognition of the trends in art, the characteristic features of the periods and their recognition through images.