Goya and the Crisis of the Enlightenment
-Stephen Eisenman, “The Tensions of Enlightenment: Goya” in Nineteenth Century Art: A Critical History, Chapter 3 (Thames and Hudson, 2002), pp. 82-101.
-Colin Jones, “The smile: a history.” LINK
-Art of the Western World (Episode 6): An Age of Reason, an Age of Passion LINK
-Goya in Bordeaux (1999)
The Challenge of Romanticism
-Thomas Crow, “Classicism in Crisis: Gros to Delacroix,” in Nineteenth Century Art: A Critical History, Chapter 2 (Thames and Hudson, 2002), pp. 51-77.
Reproduction: Lithography and Photography
-David Llewellyn Phillips: “Photography, Modernity, and Art,” in Nineteenth Century Art: A Critical History (Thames and Hudson, 2002), pp. 241-268.
-Kim Bell, “Why we love to play pretend in front of scenic backdrops.” LINK
-Making Daguerreotypes. LINK
-Lithographic Process – MOMA. LINK
-John Berger, Ways of Seeing, Episode I. LINK
Battle of Styles: Historicism, Nationalism, and New Technologies
-Barry Bergdoll: European Architecture, Part III: Nationalism, Historicism, Technology. (Oxford University Press, 2000), Chapters 5 and 6, pp. 139-207.
-Eugène E. Viollett-le-Duc, selected pages from The Architectural Theory of Viollet-le-Duc (M.F. Hearn, 1990), pp. 115-6, 187, 192-3.
-The Gothic Revival. LINK
An Age of Exhibitions
Paul Greenhalgh, Ephemeral Vistas: The Expositions Universelles, Great Exhibitions and World’s Fairs, 1851–1939, Manchester University Press, 2001, pp. 142-173.
-Great Exhibition of 1851, London. LINK
Brian Nelson, “The Remaking of Paris: Zola and Haussmann,” in Anna-Louise Milne ed., The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of Paris, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2013, pp. 103-119.
-Paris, Roman d'une Ville, 1991. Directed by Stan Neumann. LINK
A Sunday in Paris (Lumière Brothers, 1900) LINK
Courbet, Realism and the Avant-Garde
-“The Rhetoric of Realism: Courbet and the Origins of the Avant-Garde” in Nineteenth Century Art: A Critical History, (Thames and Hudson, 2002), pp. 222-240.
-Honoré Daumier, The Man of His Time. LINK
William Morris and the Arts and Crafts Movement
-Nikolaus Pevsner, Pioneers of Modern Design, (Yale University Press, 2005), pp. 40-67.
-William Morris and the Muslims. LINK
Impressionism and the Question of Originality
-Charles Harrison, “Impressionism, Modernism and Originality,” in Modernity and Modernism: French Painting in the Nineteenth Century (Yale University Press, 1993), pp. 141-151.
-Allen Tager, “Why it took us thousands of years to see the colour violet.” LINK
-The Impressionists (BBC). LINK
-The Great Wave by Hokusai. LINK
-Bertrand Tavernier, Un Dimanche à la Campagne (1984)
Orientalism and the Question of Representation
-Linda Nochlin, “The Imaginary Orient,” in The Politics of Vision: Essays on Nineteenth Century Art and Society (Harper and Low, 1989), pp. 33-59.
-Yumna Al-Arashi, “An Intimate Portrayal of the Hammam.” LINK
-Edward Said: Out of Place. LINK
-Stokstad: Art History, Chapter 27, “19th Century Art in Europe and the USA”, pp. 971-993.
-Linda Nochlin, “Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?” LINK
-Gaugin: A Dangerous Life. LINK
-Vincent Van Gogh: Painted with Words. LINK
From Cezanne to Cubism
-“The Failure and Success of Cezanne” in Nineteenth Century Art: A Critical History, Chapter 19 (Thames and Hudson, 2002), pp. 389-402.
-Picasso: Last Stand (BBC Two Documentary) LINK
Expressionism, Futurism, and Constructivism
-Kazimir Malevich, “From Cubism and Futurism to Suprematism” (1915). LINK
-Alexander Carpenter, “Vienna, City of Paradox.” LINK
-Sergei Eisenstein, Battleship Potemkin (1925). LINK
-The Case for Abstraction. LINK
Dada and Surrealism
-Elizabeth Legge, “Ventured: Paris Dada into Surrealism,” in David Hopkins ed., A Companion to Dada and Surrealism, Wiley Blackwell, Chichester, 2016, pp. 89-109.
-Louis Bunuel and Salvador Dali: An Andalusian Dog (Un Chien Andalou) (1929) LINK
-Dada and Surrealism: Europe After the Rain (1979) LINK
Art Nouveau and Art Deco
-Alan Colquhoun, Modern Architecture (OUP, 2002), Chapter 1
- Sex and Sensibility: The Allure of Art Nouveau – Paris, British Cities, and Vienna (BBC, 2012, three episodes) LINK
The Influence of the Bauhaus
-Alan Colquhoun, Modern Architecture (OUP, 2002), Chapter 5.
-100 Years of Bauhaus. LINK
From Loos to Le Corbusier
-Alan Colquhoun, Modern Architecture (OUP, 2002), Chapters 4 and 7.
-BBC New Masters Series: Le Corbusier (1972) LINK
Three Shades of Modernism: Wright, Le Corbusier and Mies
-Frank Lloyd Wright, “Young Architecture” (1931), in Ulrich Conrads, ed. Programs and Manifestoes in 20th Century Architecture (The MIT Press, 1970), pp. 124-125.
-Le Corbusier, “Towards a New Architecture” (1920), pp. 59-62.
-Mies van der Rohe, “On Form in Architecture” (1927), p. 102.
-Frank Lloyd Wright and the Prairie School (1999) LINK
Ottoman Port Cities, 1839-1918
-Ahmet Ersoy, “Architecture and the Search for Ottoman Origins in the Tanzimat Period,” Muqarnas 24, 2007, pp. 117-134.
-Jens Hanssen, “‘Your Beirut is on my desk’: Ottomanizing Beirut under Abdülhamid II, 1876-1909”, in Projecting Beirut, eds. P. Rowe and H. Sarkis (München: Prestel), pp. 41-67.
-Chienne d’Histoire, by Serge Avedikian, 2010. (On Moodle)
Colonial Architecture and Urbanism
-Mia Fuller, “‘Mediterraneanism: French and Italian Architects’ Designs in 1930s North African Cities,” in The City in the Islamic World, edited by Salma Khadra Jayyusi, Renata Holod, Attilio Petruccioli, and André Raymond, (Leiden: Brill, 2008), pp. 977-92.
-Exposition Coloniale 1931. LINK
Circulation and Exile: Modernism in the Middle East
-Esra Akcan, “Toward a Cosmopolitan Ethics in Architecture: Bruno Taut's Translations out of Germany,” New German Critique, No. 99, (Fall, 2006), pp. 7-39.
-May Davie, “Beirut and the 'Etoile' Area: An Exclusively French
Project?” in Joe Nasr and Mercedes Volait eds., Urbanism: Imported or Exported? Native Aspirations and Foreign Plans (London: Academy Press, 2003), pp. 206-228.
-HAYMATLOZ - Exile in Turkey (2015)
Urbanism and Social Housing
Marcel Bois, “A Communist Designed Your Kitchen.” LINK
-Vienna’s Karl Marx Hof. LINK
-Berlin’s Horseshoe Estate. LINK
-Berlin Siedlungen. LINK