Studying art history is an enjoyable and eye-opening experience. It will give you a historical knowledge of art and a new understanding of how culture works.
The Learning Group offers the following course in this study direction:
“Art is the Queen of all sciences communicating knowledge to all the generations of the world.”
– Leonardo Da Vinci
Real world application:
Art history is much more important than you might think. It forms a significant part of our cultural traditions, and has relevance for work in any creative or media-related industry.
Studying art history is likewise more than just studying painters and paintings. It is about a unique way of looking at the development of human culture. Whether you go into industrial design, fashion design, or interior decorating, understanding how cultural trends and movements develop and work will be very beneficial.
Studying art history will be useful for anyone working in a creative field. It will help you refine your artistic sense and allow you to make educated aesthetic decisions in the future.
What will I learn?
This course is for those who want to work in a creative industry or for those who have an interest in art and art history.
In our course, you will study:
- Ancient art
- Classic art: from Late Gothicism to Realism
- Modern art: from Impressionism to Abstract Expressionism and Modernist Revival
- Traditional African and Contemporary South African art
- Reportage Art
You might also be interested in studying architectural history.
Studying art history with The Learning Group
The Learning Group has been teaching creative distance learning courses since 1984. We are one of the established distance learning colleges in South Africa, and we pride ourselves on offering high quality education.
It is our purpose and privilege to help you develop your interests and to give you competent training. Studying art history with us will be a rewarding undertaking.