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Smarthistory: Art, History, Conversation

 

Smarthistory is an excellent way to learn about famous painters and pieces of artwork from around the world throughout the history of time.  It contains detailed video commentaries of various aspects of a piece of work and has plenty of opportunity for the audience to add their own thoughts and ideas too.

Smarthistory features images of notable works of art. Videos lessons, VoiceThread lessons, and audio lessons about eras and themes in art history. Students can browse all of the resources of Smarthistory by artist name, style of work, theme, or time period.

Definitely  great option for high school and tertiary students who want a detailed critique of their favourite piece of work.