Community College of City University

CGE12402 - Appreciation of Western Art

Offering Academic Unit
Division of Languages and Communication
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
CGE Domain
Domain of Arts and Humanities
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2017/18, Semester B 2017/18

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course explores Western art from the pre-historical period to the present day. Examining a variety of art movements and their masterpieces in painting, it discusses how various artistic features are tied to different historical, social and cultural contexts. The students are expected to learn how to appreciate painting, the nature of art and cultivate taste as an integral part of a meaningful life and acquire a better understanding of the relationship among art, culture and society.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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Division of Languages and Communication