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  1. FutureLearn

    FutureLearn WW1 Heroism: Through Art and Film

    Overview The centenary of the First World War is a time for reflection and exploration. In this short course you will discover just some of the ways that heroism is portrayed through art and film. You will explore recruitment posters and the messages they portrayed for both those going to war...
  2. Coursera

    Coursera The Modern and the Postmodern (Part 1)

    Overview This course examines how the idea of "the modern" develops at the end of the 18th century in European philosophy and literature, and how being modern (or progressive, or hip) became one of the crucial criteria for understanding and evaluating cultural change. Are we still in modernity...
  3. Coursera

    Coursera The Modern and the Postmodern (Part 2)

    Overview This course examines how the idea of "the modern" develops at the end of the 18th century in European philosophy and literature, and how being modern (or progressive, or hip) became one of the crucial criteria for understanding and evaluating cultural change. Are we still in modernity...
  4. Coursera

    Coursera Art & Activity: Interactive Strategies for Engaging with Art

    Overview Art can be a powerful catalyst for building skills and understanding a range of subjects. Intended for primary and secondary teachers of all disciplines, Art & Activity builds upon the inquiry-based approaches of Art and Inquiry: Museum Teaching Strategies for Your Classroom, while...
  5. Coursera

    Coursera Modern Art & Ideas

    Overview Welcome to Modern Art & Ideas! This course is designed for anyone interested in learning more about modern and contemporary art. Over the next five weeks, you will look at art through a variety of themes: Places & Spaces, Art & Identity, Transforming Everyday Objects, and Art & Society...
  6. Coursera

    Coursera The American South: Its Stories, Music, and Art

    Overview From small farms to urban neighborhoods, from the region itself to the more distant worlds of the southern diaspora, we discover the stories, music, and art of the American South. Taught by William Ferris
  7. Coursera

    Coursera In the Studio: Postwar Abstract Painting

    Overview Want to know how some of the 20th century’s most celebrated artists made abstract paintings? This course offers an in-depth, hands-on look at the materials, techniques, and thinking of seven New York School artists, including Willem de Kooning, Yayoi Kusama, Agnes Martin, Barnett...
  8. edX

    edX Pyramids of Giza: Ancient Egyptian Art and Archaeology

    Overview Where is Giza? How were the Pyramids built? How did the cemeteries and hundreds of decorated tombs around them develop? What was Giza’s contribution to this first great age of ancient Egyptian civilization, the Old Kingdom? The Giza Plateau and its cemeteries — including the majestic...
  9. edX

    edX European Paintings: From Leonardo to Rembrandt to Goya

    Overview Learn about the inspirational work of the leading European painters from approximately 1400 to 1800, and explore the issues expressed through the art of painting. Included in this broad time frame are the works of Leonardo da Vinci, Caravaggio, Velázquez, Rembrandt, Vermeer and Goya...
  10. edX

    edX Teaching Critical Thinking through Art with the National Gallery of Art

    Overview Based on the National Gallery of Art’s popular Art Around the Corner professional development program for teachers in Washington, D.C., this five-part online course provides everything you need to begin creating a culture of critical thinking and collaboration for any classroom...
  11. P

    Study Resource Elements of Art 2018-05-08

    We do have difficulties in separating whether a work of art is good or bad from how they feel about it. Liking a work of art does not make it good. The artistic elements are a one accepted criterion. They include line, color, shape, mass or volume, design or composition, pattern, space, balance...
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