Course Code: ARS213 • Study year: II • Academic Year: 2022-2023
Domain: Visual arts • Field of study: Sacred art
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Theo Mureșan
Seminar tutor: Theo Mureșan
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class / Seminary
Number of teaching hours per semester: 28
Number of teaching hours per week: 2
Semester: Autumn
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 2

Course aims:

Organize the visual field using the functions of plastic images
Structuring two-dimensional space according gestalt and topological space by recomposing semantic units

Course Entry Requirements:


Course contents:

Week 1, 2: Closed composition and open composition. composition partially closed / open. Configuration. Fragmentation (cutting).
Week 3, 4, 5:
Free compositions (intuitive balance)Week 6, 7:
Compositions taking into account the laws of symmetry, of contrast value, of the balance by compensation.
Week 8, 9, 10: Compositions according to the laws of form: the law of closed form, the principle addition or subtraction of elements from an ensemble.
Week 11, 12: Compositions according to the rule of the golden section
Week 13-14: Compositional portrait - chap. Expression and personification. Types psychological. Cutout and reconfiguration.



Teaching methods:

Lecture, debate, presentation.

Learning outcomes:

The course of the Study of composition for iconography is carried out in a closely relation with other disciplines. 

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Course evaluation 50%, Seminar evaluation 50%

Recommended reading:

Daniel V. Thompson, The materials and techniques of medieval paintings, Dover Publications, Inc. New , New York , 1956 , -
Arnheim Rudolf, Art and visual perception, Ed. Meridiane , București, , 1979 , -
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