understanding of images' visual properties; general knowledge (introductory-level course) of the history of contemporary art
Open-answer test; Written assignment
ability to understand and interpret artistic phenomena with regard to the issue of the decorative since the beginning of the second half of the nineteenth century to the present day, and their connections with the institutional framework of contemporary art
The issue of the decorative in art since the second half of the nineteen century to the present day, and the related cultural debate.
1) Giuliana Altea, Il fantasma del decorativo, Il Saggiatore, Milano 2012.
2) lecture slides
Lectures and Labs