The Qualities of Great Art
PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973)
'Detail of Guernica', 1937 (oil on canvas)
Art Appreciation is the knowledge and understanding of the universal and timeless qualities that identify all great art. The more you appreciate and understand the art of different eras, movements, styles and techniques, the better you can develop, evaluate and improve your own artwork.
Each of our units below examines famous works of art and explores what makes them the masterpieces we appreciate today.