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Art History: Egyptian to Pop Art

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Art History: Egyptian to Pop Art

From Egypt’s mythic symbolism to Warhol’s pop sensibility, this course explores significant artists and examines key art objects that illustrate and explain the unfolding of Western art history.

Course lectures provide diverse contexts and ways of looking and interpreting art objects with an emphasis on developing an independent and confident approach to seeing — and finding meaning in — works of art. This course guides participants through the process of how to analyze, interpret, and communicate effectively about art.

  • Price
    Early Booking Rate
    if registered by June 5
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  • Date
    July 31 - September 10
  • Duration
    6 Weeks
  • Type
    Flexible Course
  • Location
  • Topics
    • Art History
  • Language
  • Contact Admissions 646-438-7268


Georgia Krantz

Adjunct Faculty, Online

Georgia Krantz is an art historian with a focus on modern and contemporary art. She has taught at the New School and Pratt Institute as well as the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Jewish Museum, the International Center of Photography and other New York City institutions. She currently teaches graduate studies at the Interactive Telecommunications Program at Tisch/NYU. Krantz is also involved professionally in art education for people with disabilities, specializing in teaching people who are blind about art.

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  • About Flexible Courses

    About Flexible Courses

    This flexible online course is delivered in weekly modules consisting of recorded lectures, instructor-guided discussion boards, and supplementary resources. The course will include a final project with personalized feedback from the course instructor. All participants will have read-only access to the course materials for an additional 90 days after the course end date.

    Review the online course Terms and Conditions.

  • Students Will Learn

    Students Will Learn

    To assess and interpret significant artists and key art objects independently.

    To appreciate and critique a wide variety of works of art.

    To accurately date works of art and to define the essential characteristics of significant paintings, movements, and individual artists in Western art history.

  • Course Completion

    Course Completion

    For successfully completing this course, you receive a verified Certificate of Completion from Sotheby’s Institute of Art as well as 2.6 IACET Continuing Education Units. *

    Our digital certificates allow you to share new skills with various social media platforms, including LinkedIn. Successful completion is defined by each instructor in the course syllabus and consists, at the least, of regular, thoughtful participation in online activities and timely submission of assigned papers or projects.

    *As an IACET Accredited Provider, Sotheby’s Institute of Art offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard.