Ch 1: Understanding the Study of Western Art

About This Chapter

Check out this art history chapter to gain a deeper understanding of Western art. The chapter's bite-sized lessons and quizzes can help you review the basics of Western art for art history exams, projects, homework assignments and class discussions.

Understanding the Study of Western Art - Chapter Summary

This convenient online chapter offers short and simple lessons about the discipline of art history and the study of Western art. As you progress through the chapter, you'll define basic art terminology and examine the creation of art throughout human history. Be sure to take the accompanying self-assessment quizzes to check your understanding of these art concepts and definitions. The chapter is entirely self-paced, and you can access it at any time using your computer or mobile device. Upon completion of the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Discuss the study of art history
  • Analyze the historical value of art to human beings
  • Explain the concept of Western civilization
  • Define the term 'medium' as it applies to art

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