Art History. An introduction to Art History. What is Art?. Survey questions. Is this Art?. Is this Art?. Is this Art?. Is this Art?. SUPPLIES.
An introduction to Art History.
You will be learning a great deal of new vocabulary words over the next two semesters.
Some words will be ones you recognize, but they will have different meanings in this subject.
It’s important you study the vocabulary.
Western Art:Art History is approached most commonly from the western tradition, which includes Europe and later artists influenced by Europeans. This is generally because it is where art historians have the largest amount of information and variety of styles.
YOU WILL LEARN TO INSTEAD UNDERSTAND ART, WHY IT WAS MADE, AND WHY IT WAS IMPORTANT!
“Art appreciation doesn’t require a knowledge of the historical context of an artwork (or building). Art History does”
The aim of art historians is to determine the original context of of the work of art.
Art History is important for understanding History and History is important for understanding History.
It is essential to know History is important for understanding History.who paid for the work (Patron) and when possible who made the artwork (Artist/Architect).
Review how to take notes on Art History. Remember you should be thinking about theses concepts as you take notes and study throughout the year.