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Visual Culture

Author: Aleisha Olson

This lesson will explore the importance of vision and visual culture as a way of understanding the importance of studying art history.

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This tutorial discusses the importance of visual communication and visual culture in understanding art history.

Terms to Know

The act or profession of calling attention to one’s products and services through paid announcements in print and other communications media.

Critical Thinking

Purposeful reflective judgment that involves an investigation of assumptions and hidden values, and the careful evaluation of evidence.

Mass Culture

The set of ideas and values developed through exposure to the same broadcast, print, and internet media outlets.

Visual Culture

A field of academic study that emphasizes the cultural meaning of a work of art rather than its aesthetic value.