Understanding Drawing: From the Cave to the Monitor

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Understanding Drawing: From the Cave to the Monitor

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Art, Visual Arts

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course will investigate the evolution of drawing, and its role in the arts, as well as society. The goal of this course, is to have students develop an appreciation for the many, motivations for drawing specifically, and art, in general.

    This course will be presented as a series of slide lectures examining an historical sequence of drawing styles, and modes of organization.

    Topics will include:

    • Understanding Drawing, an introduction
    • Humanist Drawing Rembrandt to Turner
    • Asian Painting
    • Realism and Impressionism
    • Symbolism and Post Impressionism
    • Cubism
    • Expressionism to Surrealism
    • Abstract Expressionism to Pop
    • Contemporary Asian Art

       There will be two exams, two review lectures, and a final project that will include: curating, and a short oral presentation. Videos and other lecture topics will be added as the class develops.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.