Survey of the main periods in art history, with emphasis on the complex relationship between art and society. Explores the development of Western art from Prehistoric to Contemporary.
- Discuss artworks in the light of their historical, social, and cultural contexts.
- Demonstrate critical thinking, reading and writing skills in analyzing works of art.
- Demonstrate critical awareness of the major eras and cultures in Western art.
- Discuss visual art as a key to understanding human values.
- Compare and contrast the style characteristics of selected works.
- Compare experiences of visual arts from a variety of perspectives, including those of different cultures and eras.
- Analyze the elements and principles of design employed in the formal structure of selected artworks.
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