Curiosity Collection Part 1: Compiling the Collection

In Unit 3, you read about “Curiosity Collections” which were, in fact, the earliest museums. In this assignment we are going to create a virtual “curiosity collection” by submitting “artifacts” (images) to the Curiosity Collection Discussion Board. Imagine that we, as a class, are creating a “Liberal Studies Museum.” The purpose of this collection is… Continue reading Curiosity Collection Part 1: Compiling the Collection

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Research Activity Part 2–Conduct Survey and Post Raw Data

With a final survey in place, take the questions and conduct 10 surveys. You may choose to survey people you know or total strangers if you account for the type of sample (group of people) you use. The results of your individually-conducted 10 surveys are due on the discussion board by Sunday, September 25. Please… Continue reading Research Activity Part 2–Conduct Survey and Post Raw Data

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Slowly, Slowly loathing

It is a literary analysis of the short story, “Slowly, Slowly in the wind” by Patricia. I will attach the pages of the short story in the files. Below are the criteria for the essay: Intro: Introduction defines key concepts in relation to the central object of analysis. Thesis: Thoughtful, specific thesis that moves beyond… Continue reading Slowly, Slowly loathing

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Week 3 assignment: Art creation and Reflection, Sculpture painting, or drawing

Instructions This week you will use your readings from the past two weeks as a point of departure to create your own artistic production and a reflection paper. Part 1: Art Creation Select one of the visual art pieces from Chapters 1-6 or the lessons from Weeks 1-3 to use as a point of inspiration.… Continue reading Week 3 assignment: Art creation and Reflection, Sculpture painting, or drawing

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Discussion3

Caravaggio Simon Schama’s Caravaggio_2 of 4 – YouTube Watch clip 0-4:00 How is Caravaggio’s “Calling of St Mathew” a good example of Italian baroque? Remember the three ideals in baroque drama: Clarity, realism, and theatricality. Rembrandt Simon Schama’s Rembrandt_1 of 4 – YouTube Watch clip 0-8:50 1-How did Rembrandt look behind the pose of the… Continue reading Discussion3

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Library

1. HUM 1020: Arts and Culture Library Assignment #1 Write a coherent essay examining and discussing the dramatic values of ONE artwork from the periods(Renaissance) you have studied so far. I highly recommend Italian Baroque because of its dramatic/theatrical qualities. If you are feeling bold, you may pick from the future periods too but come… Continue reading Library

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“Deception as Power”.

This essay should take into account your initial thoughts from the discussion board and be revised with this week’s books and articles, representations of art, peer discussions, and the instructional videos. Citations must be from the assigned text(s). Citations and sources are highlighted in the essay.

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Writer’s Choice

Physical development involves many stages: human body and nervous system, environmental impact, nutrition, and many others. After reading Chapter 4, provide your summary on the chapter accompanied with an opinion on development during infancy (what’s interesting to you?).

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Writer’s Choice

At this point in the course, you have had some experience with both formal and contextual analysis. You also know what it means to interpret a work of art and support your interpretation with formal and contextual information. In this writing assignment, you will be comparing two works of art. A comparison is invited since… Continue reading Writer’s Choice

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