ART-115 #65395 - ART HISTORY U.S. AND EUROPEAN MODERNISM - DR NECIA GELKER
|Course:||ART HISTORY U.S. AND EUROPEAN MODERNISM|
|Professor:||DR NECIA GELKER|
Hello, I’m Dr. Gelker and I think you will enjoy Art 115. In Art 115, we see the works of Manet, Monet, Van Gogh, Munch, Picasso, and more. Yes, in Art 115 were cover all the artists and “isms” from the 19th century through the New York School in the 20th century. Here’s the best part it transfers. I hope to see you!
You will know exactly what is expected of you in this class. For example, you will receive a list of images and a study guide (AKA “lecture notes”) for each of the art historical periods covered in this course. In short, I have taken your notes for you. There is no guesswork. Your job is to read them and come to class.
(FYI this description is on the course syllabus.) Art 115 is an introductory course in art history. It presents works of art in both chorological and geographical sequence. We begin in 18th century with the art of the Romantic era, and end in the 20th century with that of the New York School. While doing so, we will examine the social and cultural factors that influenced the creation of major works of art in the US and Europe. Concurrently, we will analyze the formal and aesthetic elements of individual works of art.
What to Expect in this Course
What to Expect: Again, you will know exactly what is expected of you in this class. For example, you will receive a list of images and a study guide (AKA “lecture notes”) for each of the art historical periods covered in this course. In short, I have taken your notes for you. There is no guesswork. Your job is to read them and come to class.
Technology:This OnlineLive class. We use Zoom and mycanyons email. Zoom best resembles a f-2-f class. This is why we use it. Many of you are familiar with Zoom. A link comes to your mycanyons email account; you click on it and you are in class! You can attend class using a computer, laptop, tablet, pad, or phone. If a webcam is not available, don’t worry. Coming to class is the finest tool you have. I do not use Canvas.
Types of Assessments
Exams, Assignments, Grades: There are five grades each worth 100% points. The final is not cumulative. There is a review before every exam. An exam can be a combination of in-class and take-home (50% take-home, 50% in-class=100%). One such take-home is a written assignment. You will know your grade at all times. Here’s how: add exam scores together, and then divide the total sum by the number of exams, voila! The grading scale is objective and the usual 100-90= A, 89-80= B, and so it goes.
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
Textbook: You won’t need a textbook for the first three weeks of class. There are students who never buy a textbook for my classes. I don't require one, but new students often feel better buying a used copy of Gardner's Art Through the Ages, Vol I. (Choose an online site and it makes no difference if it’s a Global or Western edition.) I discuss this and more the first day of class when we go over the syllabus. My advice is to wait for class and don’t worry about the textbook now.
Other Relevant Course Information
Success: Come to class and you will do well.
What you will learn: An artist is a human being. All people are a part of the time in which they live. With this in mind, you will learn many unexpected things that will make your world larger. The more you know, the larger your world becomes. No one wants to live his or her life like a canary in a coalmine.
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Last updated: 06/06/2022 Sub#: 1395