Art History & Appreciation

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Resource:Art History & Appreciation
Provider:Web Museum, Paris: Famous Artworks Exhibition
Summary:Age Range: 12 and up (Younger children may enjoy the artwork at this site, with parental assistance.)
This website is a free archive of pictures of some of the most famous artwork in the world.
Description:When you get to the site, scroll down just a little to the "Themes Index." There, you will find a menu of choices that include:

Gothic
Renaissance
Baroque
Impressionism
The 20th Century
Japanese Art & Architecture

Click on any one and a new page opens with a description of that particular type of art, along with a menu of eras and styles within that theme.

Click on those menu items to find the names of artists who exemplify that period or style. Then, click on an artist's name and a new page opens to his/her bio along with thumbnail portraits of their work that can be enlarged for enhanced viewing.
This site is peppered with links leading to more information for those who really want to immerse themselves in art history.
Note: Artwork depicts many things, some of which may not be suitable for all ages. Therefore, AS ALWAYS, parents should preview this site to determine suitability of content.

Enjoy!
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C A T E G O R I E S
Orientation:General
Subjects:History
Teaching Methods:Online Interactive
I N T E N D E D   F O R:
Ages:12,13,14,15,16,17,18
Grades:7,8,9,10,11,12
F O R   M O R E   I N F O R M A T I O N
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