Faculty: Department of Urban planning Theory and History of Architecture
Contact hours: 45h, 45h lectures, 0h seminars
Self-study hours: 45h, 45h practical training
Assessment: written examination
Year, semester, weekly workload: Year 1, semester 1, lectures 3.0h,
ECTS - 3
The lectures trace in chronological order the development of painting, sculpture, graphics and architecture from the primitive communal system until the first half of 20th century. It introduces students to the classification and periodization of the different kinds of art, the development of the genres, the characteristic features of artistic styles and tendencies, art techniques, to the leading artists, presented against the background of the general historical development, and to the synthesis of visual arts and architecture. The goal of the course is to provide students with knowledge of art periods and styles, to build up and develop their visual memory capacity and to equip them with expertise to recognize the art periods through images.