ART 111 - Introduction to Visual Arts
Introduction to the spectrum of art from Paleolithic cave paintings to contemporary works through a combination of slide lectures, discussions, gallery/museums/public art visits, and student projects. This course expands your artistic, cultural, and historical references, as well as informs and enhances your own creative endeavors.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Identify and demonstrate an understanding of the technical procedures and creator's role in art throughout the history of cultural production.
2. Demonstrate and effectively communicate an understanding of the impact of religious, philosophical, and political beliefs on cultural production and communities.
3. Interpret and apply their understanding of the use and meaning of symbols and iconography throughout history to current issues, culture or history.
4. Compose written or visual material to effectively communicate knowledge and demonstrate comprehension of art historical periods, styles, terminology, iconography, theory and artworks.
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