Academic Course in Visual Arts

General

Program Description

The Visual Arts orientation at LABA, already structured on 3 +2 (new system): as all courses of the Libera Accademia di Belle Arti of Florence is characterized by a strong commitment to contemporary art, providing, in the study program, disciplines related to Video Art, Installation and Performance.

The painting course aims to develop skills on issues and practices present in the art of our time, taking into account the diversity of languages and expressive techniques, through the subsequent development of individual research.

The Academy has implemented a number of collaborations with companies and institutions, both public and private, in order to allow students to have meaningful experiences through internships, apprenticeships, and meetings with artists.

There are various career opportunities related to the Visual Arts:

  • Art Director in Companies, Professional Studies
  • Professional Freelance
  • Artistic collaborations with publishers, newspapers
  • Graphic Designer
  • Collaboration in the advertising area

Curriculum

1° Year

  • Drawing for Painting
  • Image Anatomy 1
  • History of Art
  • Painting 1
  • Design for Painting
  • Tech. and Visual Art Technologies 1
  • Decoration
  • Basic Computer Science
  • English Language

2° Year

  • Image Anatomy 2
  • History of Modern Art
  • Photography
  • Theory of Perception and Gestalt Psychology
  • Painting 2
  • Performative Techniques for the Visual Art
  • Tech. and Visual Art Technologies
  • Art Semiotic
  • Philosophy of the Art

3° Year

  • History of Contemporary Art
  • Painting 3
  • Performative Techniques for the Visual Art 2
  • Performative Techniques for the Visual Art 3
  • Cultural Marketing Fundamentals
  • Art and Teaching Pedagogy
  • History of Cinema and Video
  • Art Therapy Patterns and References
  • English Language for Artistic Communication
Last updated March 2019

About the School

LABA of Florence is an Academy of Fine Arts authorized by MIUR (Ministry of Education University and Research). An Institute of high artistic education that has always focused on "innovative" paths, ... Read More

LABA of Florence is an Academy of Fine Arts authorized by MIUR (Ministry of Education University and Research). An Institute of high artistic education that has always focused on "innovative" paths, close to new technologies and involving the use of multimedia instruments. The Academic Courses, equivalent to the degree, are structured on 3 + 2 through the departments of Photography, Graphic Design & Multimedia, Visual Arts-Painting, Design, and Fashion Design. Read less