Course Learning Objectives
Identify visual elements and design principles by analyzing artistic compositions.
Describe techniques used to create works of art in various media.
Assess works of art using a critical method and by applying aesthetic theory.
Explain the evolution of artistic style through examples of historical art and architecture
Topic: Become an Art Critic:
Examine Titian’s Pieta ch.5. Write a criticism essay using the four steps of art criticism outlined by Edmund B. Feldman: Describe, Analyze, Interpret, Decide/Judge see pdf under the weekly folder in the eClassroom.
Using formal, contextual and expressive theories, evaluate i.e. decide/judge the painting while considering the following questions: What have you discovered about the artwork? Have your perceptions changed?