Art History (Art and elective Credit)

Course Description 

Introducing art within historical, social, geographical, political, and religious contexts for understanding art and architecture through the ages, EL4002 offers high school students an in depth overview of art throughout history, with lessons organized by chronological and historical order and world regions. Students enrolled in this one-semester course will cover topics including early Medieval and Romanesque art; art in the 12th, 13th, and 14th centuries; 15th-century art in Europe; 16th-century art in Italy; the master artists; high Renaissance and Baroque art; world art, which includes the art of Asia, Africa, the Americas, and the Pacific cultures; 18th- and 19th-century art in Europe and the Americas; and modern art in Europe and the Americas.

Course Objectives 

Throughout the course, you will meet the following goals:
• Examine the effects of major historical events on culture and art
• Compare and contrast art from different world regions
• Identify major contributions artists have made to architecture
• Describe the different art movements throughout history
• Analyze a variety of artworks

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