This is an opportunity for you to think critically about the meaning(s) communicated through an image or object and to reflect on any ideologies that are exposed.

Skills The purpose of this assignment is to help you practice the following skills that are essential to your success in this course / in school / in this field / in professional life beyond school: Develop your ability to read and analyze seminal texts in visual and critical studies Improve your writing skills Improve […]

From there you can begin your explanations.

Pick one of the perspectives listed below. Using the art resources listed below, select an artwork and interpret its meaning in the context of one of the six critical perspectives we studied in this unit. Try to uncover the meaning in the image you choose, then explain how your particular critical perspective supports your interpretation […]

What are the subjects or settings of the works? Are they similar or different?

Purpose This assignment asks you to practice the close looking and interpretive skills we’ve been learning in unit two (Visual Art). You will complete a comparative analysis of two works of art, noting their similarities and differences. This is a specific type of #interpretivelens that will allow you to make an argument about how we […]

How did concrete aid the Romans, and what architectural techniques could they now use?

Roman art was developed using a great deal of influence from previous civilizations, yet there were some techniques in art and architecture that were unique to the Roman Empire. Provide an example of Etruscan art/architecture and describe how their achievements influenced the Romans. Consider how the invention of concrete affected Roman expansion. How did concrete […]

“Should antiquities be repatriated to their region of origin? Why or why not? What would be the best solution to ONE of these particular cases?”

After reviewing at least of of the case studies from Module 2 (Benin Bronzes, West Asian antiquities/sites, Cambodian antiquities/sites), please post your initial responses to the following questions: A. “Should antiquities be repatriated to their region of origin? Why or why not? What would be the best solution to ONE of these particular cases?” You […]

Compare Donatello’s David (1440-1460 CE) to the early Classical works Kritios Boy (480 BCE) and Polykleitos’ Doryphoros

Compare Donatello’s David (1440-1460 CE) to the early Classical works Kritios Boy (480 BCE) and Polykleitos’ Doryphoros (Spear Bearer) (450-440 BCE). Discuss visual similarities and differences. For full points, you should be discussing the use of ‘heroic nudity’, ‘ephebos’ and ‘contrapposto.’

While content and cultural context of the work of art is not necessarily part of the formal analysis, it certainly may be addressed if it is relevant.

Formal Analysis: approximately 3-5 pages (the suggested minimum) The student will chose a specific work of art or a series of works related to their interests and/or field of study. The paper will consist of a discussion of the formal aspects of the work of art, including, but not limited to, line, shape, form, color, […]

“Should antiquities be repatriated to their region of origin? Why or why not? What would be the best solution to ONE of these particular cases?”

After reviewing at least of of the case studies from Module 2 (Benin Bronzes, West Asian antiquities/sites, Cambodian antiquities/sites), please post your initial responses to the following questions: A. “Should antiquities be repatriated to their region of origin? Why or why not? What would be the best solution to ONE of these particular cases?” You […]

For this first writing assignment, choose one of the objects, preferably one that appeals to you.

***Please check all files and instructions carefully*** You will be introduced to these objects during your sections during week 3 and they will be on display in the Art Museum. For this first writing assignment, choose one of the objects, preferably one that appeals to you. I ask you to do the following: ● Describe […]

Visual comparison: giotto’s lamentation (14th century) is similar to the composition of the image in the center.

The purpose of this assignment is to practice applying what you’ve learned in history to contemporary visual culture. The focus is on a) formal elements and b) the meaning, message, or idea of a work of art. Select any work of art from the 14th-16th centuries to use as your point of reference. Compare your […]

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