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DSST Art of the Western World exam description
Students may be interested in the Saylor Art History courses, which are free equivalents of many college-level art courses.
Art Through Time: A Global View
Art of the Western World
Smarthistory - a Multimedia Web-Book About Art and Art History
Art Appreciation: Analyzing Paintings and Photographs (This is a series of YouTube vidoes. Use the links on the side bar to view each clip.)
Exploring Architecture, Buildings & Monuments Through the Ages
Understanding Great Artists and Their Works
Art Appreciation Basics
Art History Resources
Arts and History
Google Art Project - explore musuems from around the world
Metropolitan Museum of Art Timeline of Art History
The British Museum Galleries
The Mother of All Art and Art History Links Pages
Complete your studies and take the DSST exam or take the Penn Foster Art Appreciation course.
Help, if you need it:
Recommended Course of Study:
Begin with the Art Through Time website. Watch the videos, read the texts and guides, and explore the "compare" links. Next, watch the Art of the Western World videos. Finally, visit the Smarthistory site and explore the different topics found in the various sections. (This site is enormous and has over 200 videos to choose from.)
Also, visit the links in the "additional resources" section to study art appreciation further.
Note: If you have access to a public library, you should borrow Art Appreciation and Art History books for additional reading. Consider visiting the children's section for "quick-read" books on specific topics such as "Sculptures" or "Modern Art."