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ART1B:  ART HISTORY


Course Description

The history of western painting, sculpture, architecture and minor arts from the Early Renaissance to the present. (C-ID: ARTH 120) ADVISORY: English 1A


Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and describe the major and minor arts, techniques and characteristics in various art movements spanning from the early Renaissance to modern international art movements Measure: projects, exercises, performance, demonstration, homework, labwork, critique and presentation
  • Recognize and identify examples of major architecture, painting and sculpture noting contributions of the major artists and the dates, schools and their characteristics Measure: projects, exercises, performance, demonstration, homework, labwork, critique and presentation
  • Denote and identify the role of the minor arts (historical and aesthetic value) from the Early Renaissance to the present.
  • Appraise and critique original artwork
  • Recognize and demonstrate the historical, philosophical, and technical contributions of art to the culture and individual
  • Identify and describe the contributions and innovations of Western Art including painting, sculpture and architecture using dates, times, places, artists and techniques.


Last modified: November 25, 2014
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