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Modern Art

Course CodeSemester Course Name LE/RC/LA Course Type Language of Instruction ECTS
ITMU0008 Modern Art 2/0/0 EL Turkish 2
Course Goals
The course will examine the origins and development of Modern Art and Design, including Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture. Its purpose is to help the student gain an understanding of some of the major ideas behind and the relationship between the concept and representation of the visual.
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Instructor(s) Assoc. Prof. Ayşe Yıldıran
Course Assistant(s)
Schedule Tuesday 11:00-13:00, 1 C 15
Office Hour(s) Wednesday 14:00-15:00, 1 A 01
Teaching Methods and Techniques

Semiotical framework to see image and meaning systems within the interdiscliplinary field of Visual Communication

Principle Sources

- Ferdinand de Saussure, Course in General Linguistics, Mc Graw Hill Book Com., London, 1966.

- Roland Barthes, Göstergebilim İlkeleri, Kültür Bakanlığı,1979.

- İsmail Tunalı, Tasarınm Felsefesine Giriş, Yapı Yayın, İstanbul, 2004.

- İsmail Tunalı, Felsefenin Işığında Modern Resim, Remzi, İstanbul, 2008.

Other Sources
Course Schedules
Week Contents Learning Methods
1. Week Programme, purposes, key terms and concepts Oral presentation
2. Week Basic theoretical framework of the domain of form Oral presentation
3. Week Impressionism, and, important styles and currents & their evolution from Art Nouveau to Cubism Oral presentation
4. Week Concepts of Design. Definitions & development of basic ideas Oral presentation
5. Week Origins of Modern Sculpture and Architecture Oral presentation
6. Week Midterm exam
7. Week Futurism, Constructivism, & De Stijl Oral presentation
8. Week Modern Architecture and Bauhaus Oral presentation
9. Week Modernism and birth of Design Oral presentation
10. Week Dada, Surrealism& Beginnings of Pop Art Oral presentation
11. Week Evaluation and A Critical Analysis of Design. Structural approachs and practical research Oral presentation
12. Week Evaluation and A Critical Analysis of Design. Structural approachs and practical research Oral presentation
13. Week Project Oral presentation
14. Week Project Oral presentation
15. Week Project Oral presentation
16. Week Project Oral presentation
17. Week Final exam
Evaluation tools Quantity Weight(%)
Homework / Term Projects / Presentations 1 80
Final Exam 1 20