Post-Impressionism: The Beginnings of Modern Art (The Great Courses Series)
Learning about art at a young age can have numerous benefits for students, fostering creativity and imagination, deepening students' cultural, societal and historical awareness, and fostering empathy and respect for different perspectives. The post-impressionist movement was a movement of innovation and experimentation. The artists explored the use of color symbolism, shape and form, complex political and philosophical themes, and new methods of self-expression. This course highlights the importance of innovation, experimentation, and creative problem solving to address complex issues in society. The course is designed to align with the National Core Arts Standards and provides teachers opportunities to develop lessons that they will be able to integrate into all subjects that they teach.
This course is applicable towards the Art in the Classroom Certificate.