Sign-up today to join over 8 million learners already on ALISON:

Great Artists and Their Works Course


Great Artists and Their Works
Great Artists and Their Works

Learn about great artists and their works, from Michelangelo to Picasso.


Join 10,434 other students.

Course Description

Great artists and their works inspire and move people even centuries after the works of art were created. This free online course reviews works of art by great artists through the centuries from Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael during the Renaissance, to artists such as Caravaggio and Jacques-Louis David as well as the artists Edouard Manet and Pablo Picasso in the 19th and 20th centuries. Great works of art such as The Last Supper by Leonardo, the frescos in the Sistine Chapel by Michelangelo to more modern works such as Guernica by Picasso are reviewed. This course will be of interest to professionals who work in the fields of art, design and graphics, to learners who are pursuing a career in the arts and to those who just love great works of art. If you have ever stepped into an Art Museum saying to yourself that you wish you knew just a little more about how to appreciate great art, this course is for you.

CERTIFICATION

To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to purchase your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

In this course you will:
- Review works of art by great artists during the Renaissance such as Michelangleo, Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael,
- Review works of art by great artists during the Baroque such as Caravaggio and Bernini,
- Review works of art by great artists such as Jacques-Louis David, Edouard Manet and Pablo Picasso

Share This Course!






Manage a Group of Learners
Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 114 votes
Course Title: Great Artists and Their Works
Course #: 375
Course Publisher: Smart History
Course Category: 6
Content Origin:
Course Description: Great artists and their works inspire and move people even centuries after the works of art were created. This free online course reviews works of art by great artists through the centuries from Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael during the Renaissance, to artists such as Caravaggio and Jacques-Louis David as well as the artists Edouard Manet and Pablo Picasso in the 19th and 20th centuries. Great works of art such as The Last Supper by Leonardo, the frescos in the Sistine Chapel by Michelangelo to more modern works such as Guernica by Picasso are reviewed. This course will be of interest to professionals who work in the fields of art, design and graphics, to learners who are pursuing a career in the arts and to those who just love great works of art. If you have ever stepped into an Art Museum saying to yourself that you wish you knew just a little more about how to appreciate great art, this course is for you.
License: This course is available from SmartHistory through the following Creative Commons licence:
Creative Commons License
Release Date: 07 November 2012
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 5-6 Hours
Video/Audio: High
Audio Only: None
Animation: None
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level: Lower High/ Secondary School
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

Study for Free at Your Own Pace! Start This Course

  • Justin Deloach
    Justin Deloach United States of America I think this was very informative but with all the video too watch it took more than two hours too complte and should be worth more than 1-2 hr credit in my opinion. 2016-04-05 16:04:54
  • Carole Schlachta
    Carole Schlachta Canada Great Course. Thank You 2016-04-01 17:04:41
  • Michael Claffey
    Michael Claffey Ireland Excellent Study resource, I knew little when I went into it, but it has given me an interest not only in Art my favourite subject, but the history of it. I feel it opens many avenues to further learning. Great. 2016-03-04 17:03:54
  • Margaret Bidois
    Margaret Bidois New Zealand Very interesting course 2016-02-04 22:02:45
  • Maria Hristeva
    Maria Hristeva Bulgaria It is amazing Course. You can learn so many things from here...I am glad I found it. 2016-01-13 13:01:48
  • Ogechi Okoye-oti
    Ogechi Okoye-oti United Kingdom the woman doing the narrations needs to be changed....i don't feel her tone and modulation is good for teaching.....i was this close to ending the course but for my love of art 2015-05-16 22:05:58
  • Biel Novelini
    Biel Novelini Brazil That course was fantastic for me, I really loved listening to those people taking so in love with art as they were was a real inspiration, thanks! 2015-03-13 17:03:16
  • Michael Grace
    Michael Grace United States of America i think it is interesting 2014-12-03 15:12:01
  • Maria Aldred
    Maria Aldred Canada Thank you . I really enjoyed this course. 2014-11-30 16:11:49
  • . .
    . . Albania Thank you for collaboration and knowledge. 2014-11-29 23:11:05
More Comments and Reviews >>

Study for Free at Your Own Pace! Start This Course

Free, Online Great Artists and Their Works Course.