Posted on 01/15/2014 at 07:45 PM by Liz Determan
Art textbooks are expensive! However, with sites such as Smarthistory, all you need is a projection device to show students articles, videos, and artworks. Ten million people have visited this site, and learned with Dr. Beth Harris, Dr. Steven Zucker, and others.
You can explore this site by looking at art from ancient cultures to the present. Art can be chosen by time period, style, or artist. Additionally, there are 562 videos and 302 essays on this site. An example of a video from this page in the site (http://smarthistory.khanacademy.org/american-regionalism-grant-woods-american-gothic.html), Grant Wood’s “American Gothic” follows: