Introduction to Art History
By focusing on successive and simultaneous art movements as they occur in time, the students will obtain an understanding for painting, sculpture and architecture. The information will be edited for high school to include a linear progression from Paleolithic Art to Pop Art. Through the eyes of art history, the students will discover the ancient world, the middle ages, the Renaissance and Baroque as well as the modern world. Emphasis will include cultural diversity visual aesthetics and the intellectual through behind the work.