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Course SummaryArt 104 has been evaluated and recommended for 3 semester hours and may be transferred to over 2,000 colleges and universities. With this self-paced course, you get engaging lessons, expert instructors who make even the most challenging art topics simple, and an excellent resource for getting a head start on your degree.
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At the end of this course, you'll be able to study the major characteristics of Western art through several historical time periods.
Your grade for this course will be calculated out of 300 points. The minimum score required to pass and become eligible for college credit for this course is 210 points, or an overall course grade of 70%. The table below shows the assignments you must complete and how they'll be incorporated into the overall grade.
|Proctored Final Exam||200|
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- You will have 3 attempts to take each quiz for a score.
- The highest score of your first 3 attempts will be recorded as your score for each quiz.
- When you've completed the course, the highest scores from your first 3 attempts at each quiz will be averaged together and weighed against the total possible points for quizzes. For instance, if your average quiz score is 85%, you'll receive 85 out of 100 possible points for quizzes.
- After your initial 3 attempts, you can take a quiz for practice as many times as you'd like.
- You will need to pass each quiz with a score of at least 80% to earn course progress for the lesson. However, it is not necessary to earn 80% within the first three quiz attempts.
Proctored Final Exam
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- You'll earn points equivalent to the percentage grade you receive on your proctored final. (So if you earn 90% on the final, that's 90 points toward your final grade.)
- If you're unsatisfied with your score on the exam, you'll be eligible to retake the exam after a 3-day waiting period.
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Upon completion of the course, you will be able to:
• Describe the major characteristics of visual art styles that have developed since the Renaissance (including Renaissance art, Mannerist art, Baroque art, Rococo art, Neoclassical art, Romantic art, Realist art, Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art, Dadaism, Surrealism, Pop Art, Photography, and Digital art).
• Identify major centers of artistic influences from the Renaissance to the contemporary period (including Florence, Venice, Flanders, Paris, and New York City).
• Identify major artists and art works from the Renaissance to the contemporary period (including Botticelli, Da Vinci, Bosch, Anguissola, Rembrandt, Degas, Manet, Monet, Van Gogh, Duchamp, and Pollock).
• Describe the differences between art styles such as Renaissance or Mannerist art works, Romantic or Impressionist art works, and Abstractionist art works and Pop Art art works.
• Explain the relevant cultural, political, and religious factors that influenced the development of the visual arts since the Renaissance (including conflict on the European continent, tensions between the Catholic and Protestant churches, industrialization, and technological advancements).
There are no prerequisites for this course, but taking Art 103 before is highly recommended.
Art 104 consists of short video lessons that are organized into topical chapters. Each video is approximately 5-10 minutes in length and comes with a quick quiz to help you measure your learning. The course is completely self-paced. Watch lessons on your schedule whenever and wherever you want.
At the end of each chapter, you can complete a chapter test to see if you're ready to move on or have some material to review. Once you've completed the entire course, take the practice test and use the study tools in the course to prepare for the proctored final exam. You may take the proctored final exam whenever you are ready.
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|The Early Renaissance & Art in Italy||Details art trends in pre-Renaissance Italy, and describes Italian society and Florence in the Early Renaissance. Discusses patrons of and materials used in Renaissance art, the layout of the Basilica di Santo Spirito and the artwork of Filippo Brunelleschi and Donatello.|
|The High Renaissance & Art in Italy||Walks through Italian culture and society in the High Renaissance, the ideal of the circle in Renaissance art and the visual arts in Venice during the High Renaissance. Examines famous works from Da Vinci, Michelangelo and Raphael.|
|The Renaissance & Art in Northern Europe & Spain||Analyzes the role politics played in 15th-century Northern European and Spanish art, the iconography of the Ghent Altarpiece and Bosch's ''Garden of Earthly Delights.'' Teaches the role of the proverb in 16th-century art, functions of prints in Northern Europe and the works of Levina Teerlinc.|
|Art Styles in 16th-Century Europe||Discusses trends in High Renaissance Mannerism, the impact of 16th-century European politics and religion on art and the relationship between High Renaissance and Mannerist architecture. Describes the works of Sofonisba Anguissola and the classical and non-classical features of Palladian architecture.|
|Baroque Art in Western Europe||Examines the history of Baroque art in the 1600s, characteristics of Baroque painting, sculpture and architecture and differences in the Renaissance and Baroque uses of light and plane. Discusses the works of Bernini, Caravaggio, Gentileschi and Rembrandt.|
|Rococo Art in Western Europe & America||Explains the influence of the Enlightenment on 18th- and 19th-century art and architecture, the definition of Rococo art and the influence the Industrial Revolution had on artistic production. Describes Rococo art in France, England, Germany and the United States.|
|Neoclassical Art in Europe & America||Describes the impact of social and political events on Neoclassical art and how Rome inspired Neoclassical painting, sculpture and architecture. Discusses the art of Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres and John Turnbull, and explains the relationship Napoleon and Thomas Jefferson had with art.|
|Romanticism & Art in Europe & America||Compares Romantic painting in Europe vs. America, watercolor vs. aquatint vs. oil paint, and folk art vs. academic art. Details psychological insights in Francisco de Goya's art and the impact Thomas Cole had on Romanticism in 19th-century America.|
|Realism & Art in Europe & America||Outlines the process of lithography, the development of photography as an art and the impact of printmaking on 19th-century art. Describes the works of Manet and Courbet and the effect of iron and steel on 19th-century architecture.|
|Impressionism in Europe & America||Covers the basics of impressionism in Europe and America, including the characteristics of impressionist art and differences between impressionism and realism. Explores the influence of Japanese woodblock printing on impressionists, and examines the works of Manet, Degas, Monet and Cassatt.|
|Post-Impressionism in Europe & America||Compares impressionism with post-impressionism, and discusses the autobiographical elements of post-impressionist art. Describes reclining nudes in post-impressionist art and the history of pointillism. Looks at the works of Henri Toulouse-Lautrec and Vincent van Gogh.|
|Art in Early 20th Century Europe & America||Teaches the characteristics of Fauvism, types of early 20th-century art and techniques of collage and assemblage. Outlines the influence of African sculpture on early 20th-century art, compares prairie and international style architecture, and analyzes ''The Old Guitarist'' by Picasso.|
|Art from WWI to WWII in Europe & America||Discusses the impact World War I and World War II had on the arts, defines surrealism, and describes the role of chance in Dadaism. Examines the development of abstraction in America, Marcel Duchamp's use of text in imagery and the social and artistic nature of the Harlem Renaissance.|
|Art in Europe & America in the Contemporary Era||Explains abstract expressionism, new realism and conceptual art. Discusses the works of Franz Kline, Isamu Noguchi, David Smith and Louise Nevelson. Shares influences on contemporary art and discusses how it is impacted by digital and Internet technology.|
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