Time: 35 hours
Explore visual art forms and their cultural connections by learning about the history of art and its principles, and use critical thinking and analysis techniques to approach art in many contexts. You can earn a free certificate of completion for this online Art History course, or use it to earn credit in leading college programs.
In our Art History course, you will learn to:
- compare and contrast different methods, mediums, and materials artists use to create two- and three-dimensional works of visual art;
- discuss the role and effect of the visual arts in societies, history, and other cultures; and
- articulate the political, social, cultural, and aesthetic themes and issues that artists examine in their work.