The importance of art to society

The course discusses why we need art and why are is important to society and communities. The course will focus on art appreciation and discuss how to look and make sense of art.

1. Introduction. What is Art and why do we need it?

• Trace a brief timeline of Art from Prehistoric to Contemporary.
• Defining Art
• What are the functions and purpose of art

2. What is beauty and aesthetics in Art?

3. Tracing the artistic development stages from children to adolescent.

4. How do we look and make sense of art?

Course code
SC619
On campus