Course Learning Objectives

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?