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  • Course Dates & Fees

    Course Dates & Fees

    April 6 - May 17, 2022
    $1,485 ($1335 if registered by February 16, 2022)
    Tuition includes six weeks of instructor guidance and an additional 90 days to review the course at your leisure.
    We offer this online course throughout the year with sessions starting approximately every four months. Contact us for more information.
  • Getting Started & How It Works

    Getting Started & How It Works

    SIA Online Community, our learning and networking space, opens two weeks before the course begins. This space provides an opportunity to familiarize yourself with the learning platform and introduce yourself to fellow students from around the world.
    Visit our How It Works page to learn more about the online learning experience.
  • Sample Topics

    Sample Topics

    Week 1: The Ancient Mediterranean: Egypt, Greece, and Rome

    • Egyptian Pyramids and Sculpture

    • Archaic and Classical Greek Sculpture and the Parthenon

    • Roman Veristic Sculpture and the Roman Arch

    Week 2: The Myth of the Dark Ages and the Emergence of Light: The Medieval Period

    • Medieval Objects

    • Medieval Manuscripts

    • Romanesque Architecture

    • Gothic Architecture

    • The Proto Renaissance

    Week 3: Science, Grandeur, and Leisure: Renaissance, Baroque and Beyond

    • Italian Renaissance

    • Northern Renaissance

    • Baroque Painting, Sculpture

    Week 4: The 19th Century and the Rise of Modernism

    • Neo-Classicism

    • Romanticism

    • Realism

    • Impressionism & Post-Impressionism

    Week 5: A New Millennium: The Early 20th Century

    • Cubism and Futurism

    • Marcel Duchamp

    • Russian Constructivism

    Week 6: Post-WWII: Abstract Expressionism to Pop Art

    • Post World War II: Abstract Expressionism

    • Abstract Expressionism to Pop Art

    • Post-War Art in Europe & America

  • Faculty


    Georgia Krantz, Adjunct Faculty, Online
    Ph.D., ABD, Queen's University, Ontario; MA, the University of Massachusetts at Amherst
    Georgia Krantz is an independent art historian and arts educator with a focus on 20th-century art. She has taught art history at the New School and Pratt Institute and has worked as an educator and education consultant at numerous NYC institutions including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, the Jewish Museum, the International Center of Photography, and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Krantz has extensive university and museum education experience. She currently teaches graduate studies at the Interactive Telecommunications Program and the Interactive Digital Media program at NYU.
  • 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.
  • Register


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    This course is listed under the Premier Course option in the online application. Premier Online Courses are open to anyone 18 years of age and older. Registration takes approximately 5 minutes to complete.
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