Art Appreciation

Learn about various art mediums and how culture is affected and affects art. Identify time periods, artists, principles of design, and much more.

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Art Appreciation

$79

Plus membership

3 Credits

All courses include:

eTextbooks

2 to 3-day turnaround for grading

Multiple chances to improve your grade

On-demand tutoring & writing center

Student support 7 days a week

$79

Plus membership

3 Credits

All courses include:

eTextbooks

2 to 3-day turnaround for grading

Multiple chances to improve your grade

On-demand tutoring & writing center

Student support 7 days a week

Art Appreciation

$79

Plus membership

3 Credits

About This Course

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ACE Approved 2022

Art Appreciation equips you with the vocabulary to understand and discuss art while learning about its impact on different cultures. Become immersed in the themes of art, principles of design, types of two-dimensional and three-dimensional media, and be taken on a tour of art through the ages. Additionally, learn the different eras of art and how to use elements of a piece of work to identify its time period or artist.

Course Outcomes

Understand the value of art, its many uses, and its history.

Define the key vocabulary of art such as value, form, design, space, proportion, scale, balance, unity, and variety.

Classify different two-dimensional mediums.

Classify different three-dimensional physical mediums as well as abstract mediums like installations.

Analyze art through the lens of history, its effects on culture, and culture's effects on art.

Construct a formal analysis of a piece.

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Course Text

Prefer the hard copy? Simply purchase from your favorite textbook reseller; you will still get the eTextbook for free. The required eTextbook for this course is included with your course purchase at no additional cost.

Living with Art

Getlein, Mark. Living with Art. 12th ed., McGraw-Hill, 2020. ISBN: 9781259916755

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