Kunst- und Kulturgeschichte - Polychromie von Architektur und Plastik

Manfred Koller
Conservation and Restoration, Conservation and Restoration
2021W, Vorlesungen (VO), 1.0 ECTS, 1.0 semester hours, course number S02379



Introduction into values, technologies and history of suface textures and colours in European architecture and sculpture from antiquity until early 20th century.

goals of lecture:

Teaching of basics in knowledge and understanding of technical and formal concepts of visual surfaces of buildings and sculptures with its variations throughout history (genuine material colours or addive ones by colouring).

Conditions and methods for systematic examination are discussed. Case studies for the spectrum of treatments in conservation-restoration are demonstrating the results of research and practice in Austria and its neighbouring countries .

Examination Modalities

Written description of composition, surfacetextures and colours of a selected facade or sculptural ensemble in Vienna.


Details of time, program and location will be published in the first week of october (maybe like last time on monday afternoons 1 - 2 times every month)

Key Words

sculpture, architecture

Course Enrolment

From 04 October 2021, 00:00 to 29 October 2021, 00:00
Via online registration

co-registration: possible

Kunst- und Kulturwissenschaften (Master): Electives Area 2: Conservation and Restoration

Conservation and Restoration (2. Section): Geisteswissenschaften: Kunst- und Kulturgeschichte

Individual courses: possible