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Smarthistory: a multimedia web-book about art and art history

Smarthistory: a multimedia web-book about art and art history | Visual Culture | Scoop.it

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John Dalziel's curator insight, June 24, 2013 5:23 AM

Smarthistory, originally developed by art history professors Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, is now partnered with Khan Academy to deliver lessons via video.
Smarthistory...
- is an online alternative to expensive art history books.
- features more than just images of notable works of art.
- provides a combination of video lessons, text articles, and audio lessons about eras and themes.
Learners can browse resources by...
- artist name,
- style of work,
- theme, or
- time period.

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10 Artistic Apps for Art History

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These artistic apps, along with other apps highlighting famous works of art and art movements are a must-have for art history teachers and students. The world’s best art museums are the ideal place to study art history.


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Petersen to inaugurate art history Graduate Student Lecture Series - University of Delaware

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Petersen to inaugurate art history Graduate Student Lecture Series
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Learn Art History With Smarthistory

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Lauren's curator insight, August 1, 2013 7:52 PM

Smarthistory is an incredible, free online resource regarding art and art history. This site is run through Khan Academy and functions as an interactive textbook for students. Users can search for information by artists, style, and period. Additionally, entries are made up of text, video, and audio information that analyzes the subject matter in an easy to understand format. The site is designed by Art History professors and is a valuable resource for students as they research their topic.