5731017 Aesthetics and Art History

Numbering Code U-LET09 35731 LJ34 Year/Term 2021 ・ Second semester
Number of Credits 2 Course Type special lecture
Target Year Target Student
Language Japanese Day/Period Thu.2
Instructor name NAGAI TAKANORI (Part-time Lecturer)
Outline and Purpose of the Course Explain the process by which modern design was established, from William Morris to Bauhaus, and thereby identify the specifics by which modern design may be dissected as a result of the birth of post-modern design, in addition to the development of styling design and northern European design.
In addition, lay out trends in modern design that led to the present post-modern design period.
Course Goals Able to acquire knowledge on modern design, post-modern design, and contemporary design from the three viewpoints of concept, styling, and thought. Able to understand the particulars by which these three design trends have traded places in history.
Schedule and Contents 1st: What is design?
2nd: What is design history?
3rd: William Morris and the Arts and Crafts Movement
4th: Art Nouveau (Belgium, France)
5th: Jugendstil, Wiener Secession, Wiener Werkst?tte
6th: Art Nouveau in Spain, United States, Japan
7th: Japanism design
8th: Futurism and Dadaism
9th: Art deco and Purism
10th: De Stijl
11th: Russian avant-garde
12th: Deutscher Werkbund and Bauhaus
13th: Bauhaus reception and development (United States and Post-WWII Germany)
14th: Post-modern design
15th: Modern design trends
Evaluation Methods and Policy Papers will be evaluated according to attainment level of objectives (100%).
Course Requirements None
Study outside of Class (preparation and review) Instruct students to closely read several papers in textbooks during class for review.
Textbooks Textbooks/References Takanori Nagai, 『越境する造形ー近代の美術とデザインの十字路』 (Koyo Shobo, 2003), Takanori Nagai, 『デザインの力』 (Koyo Shobo 2010), Takanori Nagai, 『セザンヌー近代絵画の父とは何か?』 (Sangensha 2019), Takanori Nagai, 『モダン・アート論再考ー制作の論理から』 (Shinbunkaku 2004)