AP Art History
"In the Middle Ages, art was for God's sake. In the Renaissance, art was for man's sake. In the 19th century, art was for art's sake and in the 20th century, no art for God's sake."
Do you agree with him?
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AP Art History Units
Introduction to Art and CORNFLAKES
I. Global Prehistory 30,000 B.C.E. - 500 B.C.E.
II. Ancient Mediterranean- 3500 B.C.E. - 300 C.E.
III. West and Central Asia- 500 B.C.E. - 1980 C.E.
IV. South, East and South East Asia- 300 C.E. - 1980 C.E.
V. Early Europe and Colonial Americas - 200 C.E. - 1750 C.E.
VI. Later Europe and Americas - 1750 C.E. - 1980 C.E.
VII. Indigenous Americas - 1000 B.C.E. - 1980 C.E.
VIII. Africa- 1100 C.E. - 1980 C.E.
IX. The Pacific - 700 C.E. - 1980 C.E.
X. Global Contemporary - 1980 C.E. to the Present
Post AP Exam- Create a Museum Project
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Preparatory Work 20%
Tests [30 minute Essays] 40%
Tests [M.C., 15- minute Essays] 40%
AP Art History Course Description
The AP Art History course emphasizes a deep conceptual understanding of art historical concepts. Students will develop the essential skills of visual and contextual analysis. By examining works of art from diverse cultures and the relationships among these works, students develop an understanding of global artistic traditions. Students analyze works of art in their contexts, considering issues of patronage, gender, politics, religion and ethnicity. The interpretation of the work of art is based upon its intended use, audience, and the role of the artist and the work of art in its particular society. Students will expand their knowledge of history, geography, politics, religion, languages, and literature, as they explore the story of people as told through the art they created.
Part B - Four 15- minute essay questions based on slides and/or text
50% of AP Exam Grade
AP Grade Qualification
5 Extremely well qualified
4 Well qualified
2 Possibly qualified
1 No recommendation
In general, the AP composite score points are set so that the lowest raw score needed to earn an AP score of 5 is equivalent to the average score among college students earning grades of A in the college course. Similarly, AP Exam scores of 4 are equivalent to college grades of A-, B+, and B. AP Exam scores of 3 are equivalent to college grades of B-, C+, and C.
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