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Art 101: Art of the Western World

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Watch video lessons and learn about Neoclassical and contemporary art, the art of ancient civilizations and more. This Art of the Western World course is a great study tool you can use can use to supplement art class materials or study for an exam.
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23 chapters in Art 101: Art of the Western World

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Lesson 1 - The Renaissance Timeline: Events Overview  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - The Northern Renaissance  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Renaissance Art: Artists, Paintings, Sculptures & Architecture  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - Humanism in the Renaissance: Recognizing the Beauty of the Individual  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - Materials & Techniques of Renaissance Art  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - 15th-Century Italian Art: Greek, Roman & Classical Influences  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - The Theme of Fame in Renaissance Art  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Themes in Renaissance Art: David & Goliath, Equestrian & State Portraits  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - Patrons of Renaissance Art: Roles, Influence & Famous Works  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - The Integration of the Sacred & Secular in Renaissance Art  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Important Works of Fifteenth-Century Italian Artists  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - Filippo Brunelleschi: Artwork, Architecture & Facts  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - The Basilica di Santo Spirito: Design & Layout  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - Comparing Linear & Aerial Perspectives  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Development of Illusionism from Giotto to Mantegna  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Comparing the Art of Gentile da Fabriano & Robert Campin  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Iconography of the Ghent Altarpiece  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - The Duomo Cathedral of Florence: Architecture, History & Facts  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - How the Printing Press Changed the World  Take Quiz
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Lesson 1 - 16th-Century Italian Painting & Sculpture: Characteristics, Techniques & Works  Take Quiz
Lesson 2 - Comparing High Renaissance and Mannerist Architecture  Take Quiz
Lesson 3 - Religious & Philosophical Influences on High Renaissance Art  Take Quiz
Lesson 4 - The Status of Artists in Renaissance Society  Take Quiz
Lesson 5 - The Ideal of the Circle in Renaissance Art  Take Quiz
Lesson 6 - Pope Julius as a High Renaissance Patron  Take Quiz
Lesson 7 - St. Peter's Basilica in Rome: Architecture & History  Take Quiz
Lesson 8 - Leonardo da Vinci: Biography  Take Quiz
Lesson 9 - The Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci: History, Facts & Location  Take Quiz
Lesson 10 - The Last Supper by Da Vinci: Facts & Location  Take Quiz
Lesson 11 - Biography of Raphael: Paintings, Architecture & Major Works  Take Quiz
Lesson 12 - The School of Athens by Raphael: Description, Figures & Analysis  Take Quiz
Lesson 13 - Michelangelo: Biography and Works  Take Quiz
Lesson 14 - La Pieta by Michelangelo: Sculpture Analysis & Overview  Take Quiz
Lesson 15 - Artist Donatello: Biography, Paintings & Sculptures  Take Quiz
Lesson 16 - Comparing Michelangelo's and Donatello's Statue of David  Take Quiz
Lesson 17 - Comparing the Restored and Unrestored Creation of Adam  Take Quiz
Lesson 18 - Venetian Renaissance Art vs. Florentine and Roman Work  Take Quiz
Lesson 19 - Renaissance Views on the Merits of Painting versus Sculpture  Take Quiz
Lesson 20 - Vasari's View of Female Artists  Take Quiz
Lesson 21 - The Architecture of the Church of San Giorgio Maggiore  Take Quiz
Lesson 22 - The Implications & Consequences of the Trial of Veronese  Take Quiz
Lesson 23 - Palladian Architecture: Classical and non-Classical Features  Take Quiz

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