Christian art: techniques and styles (1)

Course Code: ARS113 • Study year: I • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Visual arts • Field of study: Sacred art
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Simona Teodora Roșca-Neacșu
Seminar tutor: Simona Teodora Roșca-Neacșu
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class / Seminary
Number of teaching hours per semester: 42
Number of teaching hours per week: 3
Semester: Autumn
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 4

Course aims:

- To know the evolution of religious dogmas for understanding art Byzantine
- Knows and can apply the techniques of Byzantine painting

Course Entry Requirements:


Course contents:

Age of Justinian
The Macedonian Renaissance: Technical Analysis
and stylistics
Common painting: Technique and aesthetics
Paleological Painting: Historical Context,
technical and aesthetic features
Byzantine painting from Serbia
Russian painting school

Teaching methods:

Lecture, debate, presentation.

Learning outcomes:

- Acquiring general and specific knowledge of Christian art techniques;
- Understanding Christian techniques for finalizing the church style


Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Oral exam 50%, essay 40% and implication in course debates 10%

Recommended reading:

LAZAREV, Viktor, History of Byzantine painting, 3 volumes, -, -, -, -.
TRISTAN Frédérick, The first Christian images. From symbol to icon. II-V centuries, -, -, -, -.
DIONISIE, din Furna, Erminia of Byzantine painting, -, -, -, -.
FUGA, Antonella, Tecniche e materiali delle arti, -, -, -, -.