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Art Appreciation for Abstract Expressionism

Choose three (3) works of art from three artists from the Baroque period through the Postmodern era. Your three (3) works of art should come from the time periods or art movements covered in the reading from Unit 4 and Unit 5. Your choices must comply with the following criteria: * The 3 artworks chosen must be of the sam

Elizabeth Wayland Barber's Text

Please identify, explain, and analyze at least one issue/theme, from Women's Work. Maybe something that stand out to you the most from this book.

Image of a woman after 1950

I need to create an image of a woman. Reflecting on what you have read about women's life experiences after 1950, create an image to portray a woman after 1950. The image can be produced in many different forms, from two dimensional painting, photo, and collage, three dimensional clay or mix-media sculpture, to four dimensional

Renaissance to Modern Times

Please submit an image of a woman that may have portrayed some aspect of women's life from Renaissance to Modern Time (1950). Applying historical information or literature (if your image is a fictional or mythical woman from classical literature) to describe what aspect of women's life is depicted through the image. Raise a f

Women, Art, And Society by Whitney Chadwick questions

If anyone has read this book, I need help with a couple of questions: "Hildegard of Bingen left a body of work unparalled in its range." 1. How did she contribute to religion? 2. How was her contribution to the Church recognized? 3. Did she challenge the Church's views on women? If so, how? If not, why not? 1.

Cinemas Influencing Other Art Forms

My section of the paper is to "Describe influences of cinema on other styles or art forms". I just need to pointers on this topic, not an actual paper. I think Cinema was the last style of art that was created. I know it was influenced by other types of art but I can't find any information regarding what it has influenced.

Europeans were exposed to various elements of Oriental cultures

Because of the Crusades, Europeans were exposed to various elements of Oriental cultures, and this exposure had a great impact on Europeans who were greatly impressed by some of what they found. What were some of the influences that flowed into Europe as a result of this exposure? Explain which of these you feel had the most pr

Art Appreciation: Q2

For this assignment, you will take on the role of an investigative journalist by using the Internet to seek out different kinds of artworks including art that is not conventionally considered to be art. Your search begins by looking for ideas in works of art currently or traditionally found in museums should be excluded from y

Art Appreciation

Find Internet-based definitions of art, and choose eight artists and artworks that exemplify the definitions of art, in eight artwork genres.

Art Appreciation of unusual works not usually considered art

For this assignment, you will take on the role of an investigative journalist by using the Internet to seek out different kinds of art works -- art that is not conventionally considered to be art. Works of art currently, or traditionally found in museums should be excluded from your examples. Choose two, specific works of ar

8 Art/Artist Examples in 8 Genres

On the Internet, look up and list two or more definitions of the word "art" from different reliable sources. Be sure to properly quote and cite these definitions. Then search the internet and find one specific example of each of the eight types of art listed below. Your examples should be by established artists and/or from m

Common Themes Paper

19th or 20th Century Music Identify a specific common theme found in three different contemporary art forms. The common theme is love Select from the following art forms: music, writing, visual arts. The art form I choose is music List the components of the theme and the areas of commonality. o How is the them

Art's Endurance

What examples can you cite of art as propaganda? Why does art endure?

How does symbolism manifest an important message through art?

I'm looking for an orginal response to these questions. I want something to compare my thoughts to. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. How does symbolism manifest an important message through art? Can art influence society for the best or worst?

Watteau and Delacroix Comparison of Storm Paintings

Please take a close look at two paintings of storms: Watteau's The Storm (http://www.wga.hu/frames-e.html?/html/w/watteau/louis/index.html) and Delacroix's The Sea of Galilee (http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/delacroix/sea-galilee.jpg) Both of these paintings depict storms, but in different ways. Consider ho

Choose Three French Impressionist Landscapes

Impressionism: La Moulin de la Galette, Reading and Pool of Water Lilies 18th Century Choose three (3) works of art from three artists from the Baroque period through the Postmodern era. Your three (3) works of art should come from the time periods or art movements covered in the reading from Unit 4 and Unit 5. Your choic

Analysis of three paintings, Baroque to post-modern period

1. Choose three (3) works of art from three artists from the Baroque period through the postmodern era. 2. A description of the works including the style. Describe basic facts, as well as the visual appearance of the work (what does the viewer see? Where are key figures located? What tells us that the work is of a particular st

Art Appreciation

On the Internet, look up and list two or more definitions of the word "art" from different reliable sources. Be sure to properly quote and cite these definitions. See the "Resource Links" (in Course Materials for this unit) for useful sites. Then search the internet and find one specific example of each of the eight types of art

Support of Art in Small Communities

How are the arts in your community supported by various agencies and citizens? Do you think there is enough or not enough support of the fine arts by these entities? Why or why not? What is your role in the creation and support of art in your community?

Discuss a minimum of two reasons why Jackson Pollock's style of painting, as exemplified by Convergence, is considered an important, innovative development in the history of painting

Briefly offer two reasons why Jackson Pollock's style of painting, as exemplified by Convergence, is considered an important, innovative development in the history of painting. Imagine that you are a defense attorney for this work of art. Support your argument with research. Establish a very strong "argument" by considering

Art History questions

How do Eugène Delacroix-Scenes from the Massacre at Chios and Francisco Goya-Third of May, 1808 use color and light to differentiate between the victims and the antiheroes (captors/soldiers)? What descriptive details lead you to your conclusion? (Note: An antihero is a notable figure who is conspicuously lacking in heroic quali

Need help with my art class

Choose three (3) works of art from three artists from the Baroque period through the postmodern era. Your three (3) works of art should come from the time periods or art movements covered in the reading from Unit 4 and Unit 5. Your choices must comply with the following criteria: ? The 3 artworks chosen must be of the same styl

20th Century Arts and Artist Paper

Identify a minimum of five notable artists (and their works) who helped define the 20th century. The creators may be selected from the visual arts, music, dance, literature, or architecture. After briefly explaining why each of these individuals and their works are important, select one particular work of art and analyze how it

Jonathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal"

Review Jonathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal" Modern comedians from "Saturday Night Live" to David Letterman and Dennis Miller poke fun at our political leaders. Is such political satire a good thing? Should a government allow it? Why? Why not? What are the potential negative/positive outcomes of political satire? Brief resp

The Humanistic Tradition

Compare Mona Lisa Leonardo daVinci and Lavender Mist by Jackson PollockCompare Donatello's David (sculpture) and Smith's Cubi XIX.