40 episodes

For "Art History Timeline:" In 2 semesters, and 27 episodes, Dr. Jeanne Willette, Art Historian, takes us on a journey through the History of Art by traveling along a timeline from the caves to the 19th Century. Learn about the role of art in culture and the place of the artist in society.

For "Modern Art History:" In 6 half hour lectures, Dr. Parme Giuntini discusses the movements and ideas of Modern Art which changed our perspective on art and art making. The lectures start in France, around 1850, with Realism - and end in New York City in the mid 20th century with Abstract Expressionism.

Art History Otis College of Art and Design

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    • 3.7 • 15 Ratings

For "Art History Timeline:" In 2 semesters, and 27 episodes, Dr. Jeanne Willette, Art Historian, takes us on a journey through the History of Art by traveling along a timeline from the caves to the 19th Century. Learn about the role of art in culture and the place of the artist in society.

For "Modern Art History:" In 6 half hour lectures, Dr. Parme Giuntini discusses the movements and ideas of Modern Art which changed our perspective on art and art making. The lectures start in France, around 1850, with Realism - and end in New York City in the mid 20th century with Abstract Expressionism.

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    Art History Timeline 01 - Prehistoric Cave Paintings

    Art History Timeline 01 - Prehistoric Cave Paintings

    • 4 min
    • video
    Art History Timeline 02 - Stonehenge

    Art History Timeline 02 - Stonehenge

    • 4 min
    • video
    Art History Timeline 03 - Mesopotamian Art

    Art History Timeline 03 - Mesopotamian Art

    • 5 min
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    Art History Timeline 04 - Egyptian Art

    Art History Timeline 04 - Egyptian Art

    • 5 min
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    Art History Timeline 05 - Minoan Art

    Art History Timeline 05 - Minoan Art

    • 6 min
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    Art History Timeline 06 - Introduction to Greek Culture

    Art History Timeline 06 - Introduction to Greek Culture

    • 4 min

Customer Reviews

3.7 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Lloyd2001 ,

Best rapid survey of Art History!

Not a word is wasted in this excellent summary of the vast sweep from the Lascaux Caves to the emergence of Modernism. Profound and insightful, every one of these short episodes will leave you enlightened!

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