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HUM Week 7 Discussion: TV as Art Required Resources Read/review the following resources for this activity: Textbook: Chapter 13, 14 Lesson Minimum of 1 primary or scholarly source (from actor/director or critic – either will count as your scholarly source requirement for discussions) Initial Post Instructions Many people would say that the 1999 premier of The Sopranos was a turning point in the development of television as an art form. Choose a television or streaming show that you feel perpetuates the idea that television is indeed a form of art. For the initial post, address the following: Include the name of the show and the director. Explain why you think this program is art. What impact does the example have on viewers' lives? What were some influences of this work? Include a statement from an actor, director, or critic of the program that supports your points. Follow-Up Post Instructions Respond to at least two peers or one peer and the instructor. Respond to one peer who chose an option different from yours. Further the dialogue by providing more information and clarification. Week 7 Assignment: Controversial Art and Censorship Required Resources Read/review the following resources for this activity: Textbook: Chapter 14 Lesson Minimum of 1 primary sources (artist statement) Minimum of 1 scholarly source (in addition to the textbook – from critic) Instructions Although controversial art is not a topic exclusive to the 20th and 21st centuries, the distribution of information regarding controversial art has increased with the proliferation of media. Choose an example
of a controversial work of art from the 20th or 21st centuries from any discipline of the humanities (music, literature, sculpture, film, television, etc.). Then, address the following: Identify the work and the medium. Based on your example, to what extent does this work of controversial art make a social contribution?

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