What are the two different points of view of the Confederate monument controversy?
Do they belong at our City Halls? If not, where do they belong? When was the statue created? Does that make a difference? What is the historical context in which they were created?
Do these statues deserve a place of honor? What is the legacy of the Confederate memorials? Who was the sculptor? What category of Art History is the painting or sculpture being long to?
Look in your textbook and identify historically analyze and classify the artwork. Prove that it belongs to a specific era in Art History (Post-Impressionism, Realism, Romantics).
*Write No more than one page in length. (Introduction, body, and conclusion)
*Cover page (with photo),
*One Footnote page.
Three footnotes from three different sources.
(Example: artist webpage, art magazines, art blogs, and textbook)
*Highlight or underline Art Terms
Your paper should include: Bio of the Artist, Visual Analysis, Historical Classification
Some of this paper concentrates on Visual Analysis and discussing what you see when you look at the work of art. What category of art history does the artwork belong to? (Pop Art, Cubism, Surrealism, contemporary, modern). Concentrate on the basic elements of Art: line, color, form, size, texture, and hue. Try asking yourself some of the following questions: What colors are used in the artwork? Do the colors influence the effect the piece has on the viewer? How big is the work? Describe the composition symmetrical, asymmetrical, what are the forms like? Angular, biomorphic, geometric, what is the medium of the work? How does that influence the total effect of the piece? Where is the work located in the gallery? How is it hung or displayed? How do you feel when you look at the piece? What do you think the intentions of the artist were? Do you think the artist got his message across to his audience? These are just a few questions you might ask yourself to help get started.