Objectives: Non-Western

Thursday, May 23, 2019Non-Western Artistic Traditions Become familiar with works that weren’t created in America or Europe. Reflect on their aesthetic quality Acquaint yourself with the background on these works Expand your view point by reading the posts of other students  

Objectives: Early Modern

Thursday, May 23, 2019Understand the forces behind art of the Modern era The Avant-garde artists and their styles The influence of World War I Leading artists that radically changed art The American sound The Depression of the 1930s Fascism in Europe Fundamentalism in religious thought The influence of World War II The numerous advances in…

Objectives: Romantic

Thursday, May 23, 2019Understand the forces behind the Romantic era Wars – American, European and African Architectural Innovations Huge advancements in transportation How imagination overtook scientific reasoning Abolition of slavery Identify the numerous styles that evolved during this era Romantic Realist Pre-Raphaelite Hudson River School Impressionism Post-Impressionism Art Nouveau Photography Investigate your Preferences Investigate,  analyze…

Objectives: Classical

Thursday, May 23, 2019Rococo and Neo Classical Understand the forces behind the Classical era The scientific and industrial achievements The philosophical works that reflected the rationalism of the Enlightenment The French Revolution and the demise of the monarchy The patronage and subject matter of the Rococo style Leading painters of the Rococo style Leading painters…

Objectives: Baroque

Thursday, May 23, 2019Identify and explain the forces behind the Baroque Era How Baroque style transformed from the styles of the Renaissance How the Counter-Reformation effected the arts Secular painting in Holland Artistic changes in architectural styles Scientific discoveries Leading Painters of the Baroque Era Changes in painting techniques and subject matter used by visual…

Objectives: Italian and Northern Renaissance

Thursday, May 23, 2019Examine the forces behind Italian Renaissance: The Medici family Humanism The leading artists of the Italian Renaissance New techniques employed in creating perspective The composers that transformed music in the Renaissance New techniques in sacred music composition The re-invention of Rome Mannerist style in painting, sculpture and architecture Understand the basics of…

Introduction – Objectives

Thursday, May 23, 2019 Familiarize yourself with the course site Become familiar with course deadlines and requirements Get your blog ready so you can post assignments Lesson Outline Explore: The syllabus – become familiar with the organization of this course. Create: Create a blog site for this course.Write a practice post and include an image.…