• Unit 3: How Art Speaks – Finding Meaning

    Art asks questions and conveys meaning. It expresses ideas, uncovers truths, manifests what is beautiful, and tells stories. In this unit, we will begin to explore the meaning behind particular works of art within the context of various styles and cultures.

    Completing this unit should take you approximately 4 hours.

    • 3.1: Objective vs. Subjective Meaning

    • 3.2: The Four Levels of Meaning: Formal, Subject, Context, and Iconography

    • 3.3: Critical Perspectives

    • Unit 3 Wrap-up