Globalization and the Art World
Globalization and technology are forcing artists, curators and museum directors to rethink the world of American art.

AP Art History Videos @ Khan Academy
List of the essential 250 works with videos and articles. A useful supplement for AP students, a strong addition to the textbook.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
The perennial art museum in California. It houses the widest variety of art work outside of New York.
Whitney Biennial
An important survey of contemporary American art. This exhibition happens once every two years and is in New York City.
Bauhaus Design
One of the most important art and design schools of the 20th century
Center for Media Literacy
Dedicated to promoting and supporting media literacy education as a framework for accessing, analyzing, evaluating and creating media content.
Copyright Law / Fair Use
Fair Use is a doctrine in United States copyright law that allows limited use of copyrighted material without requiring permission from the rights holders.

Creative Commons
Creative Commons is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to making it easier for people to share and build upon the work of others, consistent with the rules of copyright.

The History of Photomontage
Great examples of 19th and 20th century photomontage.

21st Century Skills
A unique alliance of education, business and government leaders working to fully address the education needs and challenges of work and life in the 21st century

YouTube vs. the Boob Tube
Until about five minutes ago almost all video-entertainment content was produced and distributed by Hollywood. Period. That time is over.

Illustrated Art Vocabulary
Many of the fundamentals of art are embedded in this document. It is a good reference point for a variety of art problems and their solutions.

ArtLab for Teenagers
Washington D.C.: TheHirshhorn Museum's ongoing art program for high school students. An experiment in contemporary sculpture.

Merchants of Cool
PBS website
A report on the creators & marketers of popular culture to teenagers.

The Most Wanted Paintings on the Web
Two artists took a survey of the most popular elements of a work of art. The results are recorded at this site. Check out each country's favorite color, subject, etc. Strange survey.

Report on the Creative Economy of the L.A. Region
A study commissioned by Otis College of Art and Design reveals that while tourism and international trade receive all the hype, the creative industries are the dominant economic force in L.A. and Orange counties.
The Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC) is an arts center that produces, preserves and conducts educational programs about community based public art works.
A site of experimental video, music and poetry. A very large archive with unique, one-of-a-kind artworks.

Venice Arts
From digital photography to animation and web design, Venice Arts continues to support local high school students interested in visual art with a variety of media courses.

Visual Thesaurus
Visual representation of synonyms as well as a unique and helpful website for learning vocabulary.

Con(temporary) art from around the world. Street art, graffiti, stencils, and more!!

The Arts and Civic Engagement
People who participate in the arts are people who help make communities thrive, according to a study released by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Art Colleges in the U.S.
A comprehensive listing of art schools. This website has many art-related resources as well as college listings.

CalArts - California Institute of the Arts
As an internationally recognized school for the performing and visual arts—film, theater, art, dance, music and writing—the CalArts artistic philosophy places an emphasis on an exploration of new paths beyond conventional boundaries
Otis College of Art and Design
The four-year Bachelor of Fine Arts degree (BFA) program begins with Foundation Year. Students advance into their major when they become sophomores (second-year students). Read more>>
Pratt Institute
Pratt provides one of the most comprehensive professional art and design educations available, supported by a distinguished faculty and exceptional technical and studio resources.
LA Conservation Corps
The primary mission of the LA Conservation Corps is to offer at-risk young adults and school-aged youth with opportunities to succeed by providing them with job training, education, and work skills training with an emphasis on environmental and service projects that benefit the community.

UC/Cal State Requirements
The UC chart for required high school courses to attend either UC or Cal State universities.

1 MLA Style Standards
Purdue University's attempt to help students cite information correctly for their research papers and essays
2 Study Skills Support
All the information you need to know to be successful at studying. Recommended for students to review prior to mid-terms and finals.
UIC Spiral Art Education
For art teachers to share innovative approaches to middle school and high school art curriculum developed by research projects spiraling out from the UIC Art Education Program

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