How does the historical context matter in how a piece of art is created and the way it looks? What about geography? Does it matter what climate people live in? Why?
For this question you can use any time period you wish. Think about what an image tell you about the culture and environment of the people who created art.
First, as you consider how the historical context matters in how a piece of art is created and the way it looks, I feel that history makes art a strong reflection of the people, their values, politics, daily lives, ideologies, religious beliefs, gender roles, socioeconomic status of the creators, etc. Do you?
Geography also influences art because a piece might show style or flair from a certain region. For example, Buddha figures typically come from Asia to denote the religious and ...
This job discusses why historical context matters.