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ART 102 - Understanding Art


An introductory course using visual materials with emphasis on methods and motivations that generate the visual experience, both past and present. Art practices from around the world are examined for form and content. Emphasis will be on Western Art. Course Outcomes: 1. Articulate verbally and in writing a general understanding of the significance of visual art in a wide variety of culture and media. 2. Create a personal work of art. Articulate verbally and in writing the form and content of the piece, along with information about significant artists and art works relative to the created artwork, and to visual art. 3. Articulate verbally and in writing appropriate art vocabulary, and art evaluation concepts, when viewing visual art.

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