Wednesday
April 23, 2014

Homework Help: Art Appreciation

Posted by Erin on Sunday, October 16, 2011 at 7:19pm.

Visit the following Web sites and explore the collections of Ancient Art there:

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Louvre Museum
The Smithsonian Institution Freer Gallery and Sackler Gallery

See the Course Materials List for access to these sites. From the gallery Web sites listed above, and available through the Course Materials List, select two works of art from any ancient culture.

2. Using the terminology and concepts you are learning for evaluating art, compare and contrast the two works including materials used, style, meaning, symbolism, and any other aesthetic issues.

What is the FORM of the work?

Is it a two-dimensional or three-dimensional work of art?
What materials are used?
What techniques or processes are used to create the artwork?
What colors are used?
Describe the use of line, shape, texture, value, color, and balance.

Does the work of art have SUBJECT MATTER?

If so, what is literally depicted?
Is the work of art REPRESENTATIONAL, ABSTRACT, or NONOBJECTIVE?

What is the CONTENT?

What does it mean or represent?
What is the artist's message?
Is symbolism used? If so, what is the meaning?
What is the context of the artwork?
What is the function of the artwork?
What traditional role of the artist is exemplified?

3. Explain how the works of art fit into the context of the time period. Keep in mind that only artworks that fit into the period of Ancient Art (created between 30,000 BCE- 500 CE) will be accepted.

Answer this Question

First Name:
School Subject:
Answer:

Related Questions

Art Appreciation (college level) - Art 101 (Art Appreciation) textbook (Gardener...
AIU - 500 words (not including references) Details: Visit the following websites...
Art Appreciation - Identify the step of the Critical Process that will require ...
ART 101 Art Appreciation - Discuss how art was used as a vehicle for propaganda ...
Business Law - What are some good web sites to visit to learn about government ...
Literacy - When using the Internet as an information source, it's important to ...
brcm - diffrent models of computer What is your question? What is your thinking ...
Art Appreciation - Art as a Vehicle of Propaganda. Discuss how art was used as a...
Art Appreciation - Discuss how art was used as a vehicle for propaganda, and ...
Information Leteracy - Which of the following would be the best way to get to a ...

Search
Members