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Edmonds Community College    
  Feb 17, 2018
2011-2012 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ART 128 - Western Art III

5.0 Credits
A survey of the modern roots of contemporary art as well as the wide range of traditional and experimental media and techniques employed by contemporary artists to create visual expression from the 19th century to the present.

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Effectively apply and discuss specific elements and principles of design in works of Western art dating from 18th century-1970 and specific course discussions. [REASON]
  2. Effectively describe, discuss, critique and evaluate Western art dating from 18th century-1970 in terms of their technical and artistic characteristics, content aesthetics, and social content. [COMMUNICATE]
  3. Effectively communicate orally and in writing the characteristics and content of Western art dating from 18th century-1970. [COMMUNICATE]
  4. Demonstrate research skills for a formal analysis of Western art dating from 18th century-1970 using proper documentation of research. [EXPLORE]
  5. Discuss, critique, and evaluate Western art dating from 18th century-1970 in terms of its relationship to society, aesthetic quality and technical excellence using language appropriate to the domain and course themes. [ACT]
  6. Explain how the process and challenges of institutionalizing a discussion of art is a process of cultural dominance. [REASON]

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