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Seminars of History of Modern Art

HISTORY OF MODERN ART

2017-2018

WINTER SEMESTER

1713

 

The Visual Arts in Greece during the second half of the 20th century. Institutions - Expositions-Market

D. Pavlopoulos

1715

Caravaggio (1571-1610): Reception of his work during the 17th century

E. Mavromichali

SPRING SEMESTER

1718

 

The Visual Arts in Greece during the first decades of the 21st century. Institutions - Expositions – Market

D. Pavlopoulos

1720

Early Netherlandish Painting

E. Mavromichali

 

D. PAVLOPOULOS

Winter Semester

 

Subject: The Visual Arts in Greece during the second half of the 20th century. Institutions - Expositions-Market

 

Summary: The seminars ―jointly organized by Alpha Bank and the National and Κapodistrian University of Athens― will take place at a hall arranged by Alpha Bank, in the center of Athens, and are open to graduate students and their aim is to examine the state of the visual arts in Greece during the second half of the 20th century and at the first decades of the 21st century. One of the goals is to do a general survey of the institutions and foundations that are active in the visual arts and to analyze the types of exhibitions are planned/offered, as well as enter into a dialogue with the professionals and experts in the art field. The seminars entail lectures, where the graduate students will have the unique opportunity to examine aspects of visual arts, submit questions and to prepare academic papers on subjects the students have proposed or suggested by the professors. These seminars will give the opportunity to transition from theory to practice, starting with the conceptualization and into realization in a natural way. At the end of the seminars series the students will be given a certification of attendance.

 

E. MAVROMICHALI

Winter semester


Subject: Caravaggio (1571-1610): Reception of his work during the 17th century.

 

Summary: This seminar will examine Caravaggio’s work, with an emphasis on his religious painting, as well as its reception during the 17th century. Interpretative approaches to the iconographic and stylistic innovations that he introduces will be also presented.

 

Selected Bibliography

 

Bayer Andrea (ed.), Painters of Reality: The Legacy of Leonardo and Caravaggio in Lombardy, Exh. Cat., Yale Univ. press, 2004.

Carrier David, Principles of Art History Writing, Pennsylvania University Press, University Park, Pennsylvania, 1991.

Fried Michael, The moment of Caravaggio, Princeton Univ. Press, N. Jersey 2010.

Hibbard Howard, Caravaggio, Icon ed., Boulder 1983.

Gash John, Caravaggio, Chaucer press, 2004.

Graham-Dixon Andrew, Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane, Allen Lane, London 2009.

Koch Pietro, Caravaggio, the Painter of Blood and Darkness, Gunther Ed., Rome 2004.

Langdon Helen, Caravaggio: A Life, Piblico 1998.

Morfitt John F., Caravaggio in Context: Learned Naturalism and Renaissance Humanism, Jefferson, Mcfarland and Company, 2004.

Smith O’ Neil Maryvelma, Giovanni Baglione: Artistic Reputation in Baroque Rome, Cambridge Univ. Press, N. York 2001.

Varriano John L., Caravaggio: The Art of Realism, Pennsylv. Univ. Press, Penns. 2006.

Wohl Alice, Wohl Hellmut, Montanari Tommaso (eds.), Giovan Pietro Bellori: The Lives of the Modern Painters, Sculptors and Architects, Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge 2006.

 

D. PAVLOPOULOS

Spring Semester

 

Subject: The Visual Arts in Greece during the first decades of the 21st century. Institutions - Expositions - Market

 

Summary: The seminars ―jointly organized by Alpha Bank and the National and Κapodistrian University of Athens― will take place at a hall arranged by Alpha Bank, in the center of Athens, and are open to graduate students and their aim is to examine the state of the visual arts in Greece during the second half of the 20th century and at the first decades of the 21st century. One of the goals is to do a general survey of the institutions and foundations that are active in the visual arts and to analyze the types of exhibitions are planned/offered, as well as enter into a dialogue with the professionals and experts in the art field. The seminars entail lectures, where the graduate students will have the unique opportunity to examine aspects of visual arts, submit questions and to prepare academic papers on subjects the students have proposed or suggested by the professors. These seminars will give the opportunity to transition from theory to practice, starting with the conceptualization and into realization in a natural way. At the end of the seminars series the students will be given a certification of attendance.

 

Selective bibliography

 

Ζούνης Π., Η πολιτιστική χορηγία ως μέσο επικοινωνίας, εισαγωγικό σημείωμα Ε. Γλύκατζη-Αρβελέρ, Θεσσαλονίκη 2001.

Ιστορία της Τέχνης, 1-5, 2013-16.

Κυριαζή Ν. (επιμ.), The George Economou Collection, Αθήνα 2011.

Λάββας Γ. Π., Ζητήματα Πολιτιστικής Διαχείρισης, Αθήνα 2010.

Λαμπράκη-Πλάκα Μ. (επιμ.), Στα άδυτα της Εθνικής Πινακοθήκης. Άγνωστοι θησαυροί από τις συλλογές της, Αθήνα 2011.

Μεντζαφού-Πολύζου Ό. (επιμ.), Πινακοθήκη Ε. Αβέρωφ / Μέτσοβο, Αθήνα 2008.

Οίκος Δημοπρασιών Βέργος (http://vergosauctions.com, 17 Φεβρουαρίου 2017).

Οράτη, Ε. (επιμ.), Η Συλλογή της Alpha Bank, Αθήνα 2005.

Οράτη, Ε. (επιμ.), Η Συλλογή της Alpha Bank. Ελληνική Τέχνη από το 1920 έως σήμερα, Αθήνα 2006.

Οράτη, Ε. (επιμ.), Το βλέμμα του χρόνου. Ιστορίες εικόνων. Πίνακες από τη Συλλογή Σωτήρη Φέλιου, Αθήνα 2009.

Παπανικολάου Π. Μ., Μουσεία, μνήμη και κληρονομιά στην Ελλάδα. Η Πολιτιστική Ολυμπιάδα του 2004, Θεσσαλονίκη 2017.

Παυλόπουλος Δ. (επιμ.), Μουσείο Βούρου-Ευταξία (της Πόλεως των Αθηνών). Συλλογή Στάθη, Αθήνα 1993.

Παυλόπουλος Δ. (επιμ.)., Μουσείο Βούρου-Ευταξία (της Πόλεως των Αθηνών). Οδηγός, Αθήνα 1994.

Τα Νέα της Τέχνης (http://artnews.liberal.gr, 17 Φεβρουαρίου 2017).

 

E. MAVROMICHALI

Spring semester

 

Subject: Early Netherlandish Painting

 

Summary: This seminar will examine the origins and character of Early Netherlandish Painting, its culmination period in the work of Jan van Eyck (c.1390-1441) and its impact on the Italian painting of the 15th century.

 

Selected Bibliography

 

Frere J. Cl., Early Flemish Painting, Paris1997.

Heck Ch., L’art Flamand et Hollandais-le Siecle Des Primitifs 1380-1520, Paris 2003.

Kendrich S. Mc., Illuminating the Renaissance : The Triumph of Flemish Manuscript Painting in Europe, Los Angeles 2003.

Nash S., Northen Renaissance Painting, Oxford2008.

Nuttal P., From Flanders to Florence: The Impact of Netherlandish Painting, 1400-1500, New Haven &London 2004.

Panofsky E., Early Netherlandish Painting, London 1971, Vol.I (text) and Vol. II (Plates).

Sander J. – Kemperdinck S., The master of Flemalle and Roger van der Weyden, Berlin2009. (Catalogue)

Stroo C., The Flemish Primitives I : The Master of Flemalle and Roger van der Veyden Groups (Catalogue of Early Netherlandish Painting: Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium), 2006.

Stroo C., The Flemish Primitives II : Bouts, Christus, Memling, Goes. (Catalogue of Early Netherlandish Painting: Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium) 2006.

deVos D., The Flemish Primitives: The masterpieces, Princeton 2003.