From WikiEducator
Jump to: navigation, search

Icon reflection.gif


In this module, we look at how artists express and interpret our world and how art relates to and interprets nature, the body, identity, sexuality, politics, and power.

Topics in this module are:

  • Identity
  • Self-portraits
  • The natural world
  • Social and collaborative art
  • Politics, conflict, and war
  • Memorials
  • Peace

Icon objectives.jpg
Upon successful completion of this module, you should be able to:
  • Describe how what we know is reflected in works of art.
  • Understand how artists use the natural world as a vessel for human experience.
  • Explore how art is a medium for self-identity.
  • Explore the limits to representation of the body.
  • Consider the idea of primordial couples and ties to human procreation.
  • Describe sexuality in art seen through different cultural perspectives.
  • Identify issues of propaganda in art.
  • Describe examples of art used to communicate political statements.
  • Explain art’s use as a form of protest

Icon assess.gif


Assignment 3: Virtual Museum (30%) is included in this module.