Hi everyone! Here you can find some useful links and information that will help you throughout this course.
General Art Knowledge
Important Links for Understanding Art History:
- Khan Academy's Art History Website is amazing.
- Here's Khan Academy's YouTube page full of helpful videos.
- Spencer's Painting of the Week on YouTube features in depth explanations and meanings behind famous artworks.
- The Art Story is amazing for Modern Art (1850s - 1970s)
- I will continue to update my Prezi on art history.
- Visit famous museums around the world and look at their most important works up close with Google Art Project.
- Search the Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection (or the collection of any famous museum). Almost every work of art is accompanied by an explanation.
- A great website breaking down Christian symbols in art.
Click here for Medieval Art Prezi.
Click here for Renaissance Art Prezi.
Important Links for Understanding Renaissance Art:
- An explanation of the causes of the Renaissance.
- Roman God and Goddesses overview
- Why Florence was the epicenter of the Renaissance.
- The importance of the study of anatomy.
-. History of linear perspective.
- How linear perspective works. (Click here for an interactive..)
- A YouTube video on the importance of Donatello's David
- Botticelli's Primavera and Birth of Venus
- Da Vinci's Last Supper.
- Mona Lisa