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“Whose Afraid of Modern Art?” Art History – The Städel Course on Modern Art

April 19, 2017. The Book and Fine Art in the New Media by Jack Dziamba. New Post Every Wednesday.

The Städel Course On Modern Art

  • “This is the best digital tool that I have ever seen and used. It is a great delight to learn more about art with this course. User of the course.

 

Among the (literally) millions of “free online courses,” this is one of the best – The Städel Museum’s Course On Modern Art.

It creatively and professionally makes use of the the New Media tools to present a program that is informative, thorough, and entertaining.

It has dynamic materials, thus creatively dealing with the problem of the short attention span on the internet, where 90 seconds seems like an eternity.

It is interactive.

There are five modules, which you can watch anytime.

You can proceed at your own pace, the  course will pick up where you left off.

It is unpretentious.

Frankfurt, The Städel Museum website,

“Experience “Art History Online – The Städel Course on Modern Art” – at no cost and exactly when it suits you. Learn about art history and visual studies in a richly varied way as you proceed through the five modules of the course on your computer or tablet at your own pace.

Based on roughly 250 selected works from the collection of Frankfurt’s Städel Museum, the course provides you with multifaceted insights into modern art, from 1750 to the present. The competent and entertaining moderator Sebastian Blomberg, a stage and screen actor, guides you through the course. With a multimedia combination of film, texts, playful learning formats and a comprehensive timeline, you are concisely and clearly presented with expert theoretical knowledge. The sounds of the Berlin musician Boys Noize accompany the learning experience.”

You Can Choose the Depth of Your Studies.

“You can choose the depth of your studies, depending on your prior knowledge, personal preferences and available time. The innovative learning programme encompasses the following five modules, each building upon the one before:

  1. LEARN TO SEE
    WHAT DO WE SEE WHEN WE LOOK AT A PICTURE? LEARN HOW TO ANALYSE A PICTURE’S FORM AND MOTIFS.
  2. DISCOVER HIDDEN INFLUENCES
    INVESTIGATE HOW ART IS IMPACTED BY SOCIAL, POLITICAL AND CULTURAL DEVELOPMENTS.
  3. EXPLORE POSITIONS
    BECOME FAMILIAR WITH THE VARIOUS MANIFESTOS, STYLES AND MOVEMENTS IN MODERN ART
  4. MAKE CONNECTIONS
    ARTWORKS ARE CREATED IN THE CONTEXT OF OTHER WORKS. DISCOVER THE MANY INTERRELATIONSHIPS IN ART.
  5. COLLECTING AND EXHIBITING
    WHAT TASKS DOES A MUSEUM PERFORM? HOW IS ART PRESENTED? EXPLORE THE COMPLEX INTERRELATIONSHIPS IN THE ART WORLD.

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