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AP Art History (#0100300)

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FIne Arts


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It is recommended that students take one or more of the following courses before taking AP Art History:

  • Art History and Criticism 1 Honors
  • Art Appreciation
  • Art in World Cultures


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Course Description:

The AP Art History course welcomes students into the global art world to engage with its forms and content as they research, discuss, read, and write about art, artists, art making, and responses to and interpretations of art. By investigating specific course content of 250 works of art characterized by diverse artistic traditions from prehistory to the present, the students develop in-depth, holistic understanding of the history of art from a global perspective. Students learn and apply skills of visual, contextual, and comparative analysis to engage with a variety of art forms, developing understanding of individual works and interconnections across history