Artsy Features SAIC Online Course

Wassily Kandinsky, "Composition 8 (Komposition 8)", July 1923, oil on canvas, Courtesy of "Artsy"

Artsy has featured an SAIC online course in the article “10 University Art Classes You Can Take for Free Online.” MOOCs (massive open online courses) offer more than 10,000 courses from 800 different universities, that can be taken at the student’s own pace. Artsy highlighted a course offered by the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and taught by Lisa Wainwright, “Charting the Avant-Garde: from Romanticism to Utopic Abstraction.” Participants will learn 200 years of avant-garde art “ that shocked the public when it was first seen,” said Wainwright. For information on all the free online courses making the list, see Artsy’s online piece.