Directions : The Most Wanted Paintings on the Web Research Vitaly Komar and Ale

Directions : The Most Wanted Paintings on the Web Research Vitaly Komar and Alexander Melamid’s groundbreaking series, “People’s Choice,” from 1994 Review all related background information (“Introduction”) on the following website: Komar & Melamid, “The Most Wanted Paintings” (Links to an external site.) Pay special attention to the scope and goals of the project. View… Continue reading Directions
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Please fill out the form for your first tour submission of a case of artistic ex

Please fill out the form for your first tour submission of a case of artistic expression that interests you. The case should not be one we have already covered in a lesson and should not be from the United States of America. Choose a painting from INDONESIA. You may see a tour case submission example… Continue reading Please fill out the form for your first tour submission of a case of artistic ex

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choose on object from the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s (MET) articles “Babylon”

choose on object from the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s (MET) articles “Babylon” or “The Assyrian Sculpture Court” (linked below), and write a four-part analysis of an object. This analysis will include: an assessment of physical properties (material, size, shape, technique), analysis of visual or formal structure (line, light, form, color, composition), identification of subject matter/symbolism… Continue reading choose on object from the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s (MET) articles “Babylon”

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Watch the videos on the Benin Bronze and Ivory conflict. In the discussion forum

Watch the videos on the Benin Bronze and Ivory conflict. In the discussion forum, define and debate repatriation. Think of it as a friendly debate. Some things you may want to consider: Who stole art during the colonial period? What kinds of art was stolen? Why did they steal art? Where did they put the… Continue reading Watch the videos on the Benin Bronze and Ivory conflict. In the discussion forum

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Watch the videos on the sacred Asian sites: Angkor Wat in Cambodia and Sigiriya

Watch the videos on the sacred Asian sites: Angkor Wat in Cambodia and Sigiriya in Sri Lanka. Write 250-300 words comparing the two temple complexes. Perhaps you will want to focus on the architectural styles and the challenges of creating such structures. Maybe focus on the artworks on the walls. You might consider the religious… Continue reading Watch the videos on the sacred Asian sites: Angkor Wat in Cambodia and Sigiriya

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Choose one object from the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s (MET) article ‘Calligrap

Choose one object from the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s (MET) article ‘Calligraphy in Islamic Art’ (linked below), and write a four-part analysis of an object. This analysis will include: an assessment of physical properties (material, size, shape, technique), analysis of visual or formal structure (line, light, form, color, composition), identification of subject matter/ symbolism (this… Continue reading Choose one object from the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s (MET) article ‘Calligrap

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Read the MET’s article ‘Hagia Sophia, 532-37’, and take the virtual tour of the

Read the MET’s article ‘Hagia Sophia, 532-37’, and take the virtual tour of the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul. In discussion form, write about how iconoclasm affected the art in the Hagia Sophia and define and debate iconoclasm. Some things you may want to consider: What is iconoclasm? Why do people destroy art? What are the… Continue reading Read the MET’s article ‘Hagia Sophia, 532-37’, and take the virtual tour of the

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Choose one object from the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s (MET) articles ‘Early Cy

Choose one object from the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s (MET) articles ‘Early Cycladic Art and Culture’, ‘Mycenaean Civilization’ or ‘Minoan Crete’ (linked below), and write a four-part analysis of the object. This analysis will include: an assessment of physical properties (material, size, shape, technique), analysis of visual or formal structure (line, light, form, color, composition),… Continue reading Choose one object from the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s (MET) articles ‘Early Cy

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