Introduction to Art: Design, Context, and Meaning offers a comprehensive introduction to the world of Art. This textbooks offers up-to-date original scholarship. It includes over 400 high-quality images illustrating the history of art, its technical applications, and its many uses. Combining the best elements of both a traditional textbook and a reader, it introduces such issues in art as its meaning and purpose; its meaning and purpose; its structure, material, and form; and its diverse effects on our lives. Its digital nature allows students to follow links to applicable sources and videos, expanding the students' educational experiences beyond the textbook. Used in ART 106.
The LibreTexts Art Bookshelf contain texts that are curated by the LibreTexts Development team including Introduction to Art - Design, Context, and Meaning (Sachant et al.), Introduction To Art (Jones), A World Perspective of Art Appreciation (Gustlin and Gustlin), Introduction to Art History I (Myers), A World Perspective of Art History: 1400CE to the 21st Century (Gustlin and Gustlin), History of Modern and Contemporary Art (Gustlin and Gustlin), and much more.
Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. Used in ART 103 & ART 104.