Museum Paper 305 Fall 2015 - 1 ARTHISTORY305 FALL2015...

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ART HISTORY 305 FALL 2015 MUSEUM PAPER REQUIREMENTS ALL PAPERS ARE DUE IN CLASS THURSDAY, NOV. 19 (LATE PAPERS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED) Please read the instructions very carefully Visit the Getty Center, the Norton Simon, MOCA or LACMA.  YOU MUST GO TO ONE OF THESE MUSEUMS IN PERSON. You will want to bring this sheet of the museum paper instructions with you to the museum so that you won’t forget to list any of the details that I mention here. 1. Select one work of art to write about. It can be something that strikes you as  beautiful, interesting or thought provoking, and hopefully something that spurs  thought about another work of art that you have seen in your online text. 2. In your own words, describe the work of art in detail .   Describe the gallery  setting in detail and how the object is presented in the museum setting.  For  example, is it in a case or on a pedestal?  Does the object look different in natural  light? Mention how it relates to the other objects around it, and describe the  surrounding objects carefully, as they are all related in the room’s thematic  display. Name at least three other nearby artworks carefully. Be careful to list the 
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