Art in World Cultures
Who do you think is the greatest artist of all time? Maybe Leonardo da Vinci? Michelangelo? Maybe a more modern artist like Claude Monet or Pablo Picasso? Or is it possible that the greatest artist of all time is actually someone whose name has been lost to history? In Art in World Cultures, you’ll learn about some of the greatest artists in the world while creating your own art, both on paper and digitally. This course explores basic principles and elements of art and teaches you how to critique different art works art. And along the way, you will get to discover some traditional art forms from various regions of the world including the Americas, Africa, and Oceania.
- Examine the social, political, religious, and culture influences found in art.
- Learn more about American, African, and Oceanic art.
- Trace the development of Western art from the ancient Greeks to modern art.
- Explore the beginnings of art and the people who made them.