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Choose three works of art that are from the same time period or style and that have a similar theme. The works of art should be from your textbook or approved by the instructor. (Examples of styles are: Baroque, Romantic, Impressionist, German Expressionist, Cubist, Abstract Expressionist, Pop Art, and Post Modern).

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As you outline and draft your bullet points, please allow my ideas to help. I chose Cubism to model for you. As you look at the genre, you might look at how Cubism focuses on the exploration of form. In terms of style, you might add that Cubism used an interest in current events and scientific discoveries. The style also aimed to simplify or even flatten. You might even add that it used broken and often multiple perspectives.

As you look at other common features, you might also add that there is no rational light source. You can also suggest that there was a "breakdown delineation of one form or space and another" http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~fellows/hart206/cubism.htm) http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~fellows/hart). As you look at other stylistic elements, you might add how primitivism is common as well as muted colors.

As you compare and contrast three pieces, you might look at Pablo Picasso's "Les Demoiselles." Because of its sexual content, please note that it was so provocative. Critics say that "Not only did this painting later become a turning point duly remarked upon in every ...

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This posting looks at three pieces of art for parallels.