In-depth walkthroughs of key works of art

Closer Looks

Learn how to think like an art historian with Closer Look walkthroughs. Closer Looks model how an art historian talks about a work of art, and enable you to zoom in on details you might not otherwise see — even in person! Closer Looks provide engaging facts, include expert audio to help with pronunciations, and are now available for download on your tablet devices.

A 360-degree view of major monuments

Architectural Panoramas

The Architectural Panorama feature takes line drawings of major monuments in the book, and deep links them to exciting, detailed 360-degree panoramas. In seconds, you are transported to the Parthenon, the Pyramids, or a cathedral in France — and immediately gain a sense of space and place.

An up-close look at contemporary artists at work

Art 21 Videos

Interact with artists and experience their creativity with Art 21 videos. These artist interviews present an up-close look at contemporary artists at work — helping you to better understand a variety of media and techniques.

An elements and principles of art primer

Discovering Art Tutorial

This robust online tutorial will help you explore the major elements and principles of art, art media, and art processes. It offers opportunities to review key terminology, search a large gallery of images, watch videos, and more.

Everything you need for better writing, all in one place

Writing Space

What if there was one place with the perfect tools for all your writing assignments? You’re in luck. The Writing Space provides everything you need to become a better writer. It lets you keep up with writing assignments, access assignment guides and checklists, write or upload completed assignments, and receive grades and feedback — all in one convenient place. And thanks to integration with Turnitin®, Writing Space can also help you cite sources correctly and avoid plagiarism.

Additional Features

Digital Flashcards

Ditch the index cards. Your own set of digital flashcards in MyLab lets you study key terms and concepts.

Assignment Calendar

Never miss an assignment again. The Assignment Calendar in MyLab helps you track your progress in the course. Simply keep an eye on it and you'll never miss an assignment again.

24/7 access to online tutors*

Need help with homework? Everyone does once in a while. MyLab enables you to work one-on-one, in real-time with a tutor using an interactive whiteboard. Tutors will guide you through solving your problems using a problem-solving-based teaching style to help you learn underlying concepts. In this way, you’ll be better prepared to handle future assignments on your own.

*Please note that tutoring is available in selected MyLab products, and in those products you are eligible for one tutoring session of up to 30 minutes duration with your course. Additional hours can be purchased at reasonable rates.