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Course: History of Textiles and Clothing I
Teachers in charge Ph. D. Katarina Nina Simončič, Assoc. Prof.
Study, Module Textile and Fashion Design - undergraduate, Module Textile Design
Textile and Fashion Design - undergraduate, Module Fashion Design
Course summary 4 (2+0+2)
Knowledge verification oral exam
Lecture type lectures, seminars
Subject content A historical overview of development and changes in textile and clothing since prehistory till renaissance. Distinction: clothing – fashion. Perceiving the rhythms of change and identifying their basic drivers, as well as stylistic markers for textile and clothing creations. Connecting the phenomenon of clothing and fashion with current social and artistic activities
Aim of course Developing abilities for active perception of clothing, identifying its basic visual characteristics and recognizing the stylistic markers by which textile and clothing fit into the overall visual and social frame of a certain period. Recognizing the meaning of fashion and the dynamics of change in fashion as a powerful initiator of change in all fields of modern life. Setting criteria for critical evaluation of one’s own creations, as well as for evaluation of fashion events.
Literature necessary for course Laver, James: Costume and Fashion: A Concise History (World of Art) , Thames & Hudson, 2002
Francoise Grau: Povijest odijevanja, Naklada Jesenski Turk, Zagreb 2008.
Francois Boucher, Yvonne Deslandres: A History of Costume in the West, Thames & Hudson Ltd; Enlarged edition edition (September 23, 1996)
Lou Taylor : The Study of Dress HistoryLou Taylor (Author) › Visit Amazon's Lou Taylor PageFind all the books, read about the author, and more.See search results for this author Are you an author? Learn about Author Central , Manchester University Press; illustrated edition edition (May 3, 2002)
James Peacock Povijest odijevanja na Zapadu, Golden Marketing, 2007
Supplement literature Francois Boucher:Histoire du Costume, Flammarion. Paris, 1965.
Ingrid Loschek: Mode und Costumlexicon, Reclam. Stuttgart, 1987.
Ingrid Loschek: Mode in 20. Jahrhundert, Bruckmann, Munchen,1993.
Enrica Morini: Storia della moda-XVIII-XX secolo, Skira. Milano, 2000.
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