Art 9 – Art History – Online

Senior High Level or Younger if really into Art.

Objective:
To gain an overall sense of Art History and Appreciation of those paintings, sculptures, architectural renditions and photographic techniques that you personally can accept as “art”.

Text:
The Annotated Mona Lisa: A Crash Course in Art History – Prehistoric to Post Modern, by Carol Strikland, Ph.D. (Available through amazon.)
This is a great text as it covers Art History in a very succinct and systematic fashion. However, some pictures may offend as they include paintings and sculptures of nude figures.

Format:
144 General Lessons include:
125 Substantive Subject Lessons
11 Reviews – in addition to Friday Rs
1 Quiz
4 Quarterly Exams
2 Semester Exams
1 Final Exam

Requirements:
• To read through the text
• To take notes on and learn the periods, artists and forms
• To use your Cards or Knowledge Journal as your resource to study and to take your 7 exams.
• To pass each exam with 80% or higher.

An absolutely wonderful journey through Art History. It helps you know what you like and want to explore more.