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The student will be able to access to an elementary knowledge of analytical aesthetics and ontology of art, with particular attention to architecture.
- what is an artwork?
- what is the distinction between an artwork and a mere object?
- the ontology of the artwork
- the necessary and sufficient conditions of x to be an artwork
- the conceptual and ontological status of the architectural artwork
- is there still place for beauty in art? And in architecture?
1. personal notes from classes.
2. Arthur Danto, The Transfiguration of the Commonplace, Cambridge (Mass.), Harvard University Press, 1981.
Active participation; students will be asked to produce arguments to support or reject theories and points of view. Mode of delivery: lesson; class discussion of cases.
- Readiness to offer individual assistance also in a foreign language to incoming students. Language: English and French.
- Availability of supporting material and bibliographic references also in a foreign language. An alternative program in english or french can be provided.
- Readiness to accept examination of incoming students also in a foreign language. Language: English French and Spanish.