Assignment: Reading Art: Practicing Iconography
Iconography is the practice of understanding symbolism in art and is one aspect of
literacy. Understanding visual literacy and roles of the artist deepens ones
appreciation of art. The Week One assign
Assignment: Architecture and Function
Review Ch. 16 & 19 of A World of Art.
Create a 5- to 7-slide PowerPoint presentation that includes the following:
Examples of architecture from Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam, respectively
Brief explanations of the
CheckPoint: Sculpture: Mediums and Process
Resource: Ch. 14 & 18 of A World of Art, Appendix B, and Appendix D
Complete the Appendix D matrix with examples of each type of sculpture listed. Fill in the
title of the artwork, the artist, year created, and m
CheckPoint: Greek and Roman Architecture
Resource: Ch. 16 of A World of Art
Write a summary comparing and contrasting the characteristics of Roman and Greek
architecture in 200 to 300 words.
Provide examples of architecture from both Greek and Roman cultu
Write a 200- to 300-word summary of the following questions:
How are the arts in your community supported by various agencies and citizens?
Do you think there is enough or not enough support of the fine arts by these entities?
Final Project: Art Timeline
In the final project for this course, you assume the role of a museum curator who
receives the following e-mail from the Director of the museum:
Following a meeting with our museums Web design team, it is now my priority
Review the nature and function of Leonardos drawings on the Universal Leonardo Web site
located on this weeks student Web page.
Review the nature and function of Michelangelos drawings on the British Museum Web site
located on this wee
Discuss the representation of the human body by the Egyptians and the Greeks. What are the
similarities and differences between the two? What does the sculptural representation of the
human form say about each culture?
CheckPoint: Analytical and Expressive Line
Write a 200- to 300-word summary that answers the following: Summarize the difference
between analytical and expressive lines, providing examples of each. Do you agree or
disagree with the connection of analytica
BEA111: Principles of Economics 1
Much of what we study in this unit drives everyday economic behaviour. The concepts and
theories we study go a long way in explaining complex, real-world events. These two
writing assignments a
CheckPoint: Film and Popular Cinema
Resource: Ch. 13 of A World of Art
Summarize the distinction between film and popular cinema in 200 to 300 words.
Provide examples of each and explain why they fall into either category.
View a clip from North by Northwest directed by Alfred Hitchcock at
v=HRfmTpmIUwo&feature=PlayList&p=BAD2FB242B64 005A&index=10 Discuss
the types of shots used in the clip. How do they build tension in the scene? Provide an
Review the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation Web site
at http:/www.nycgovparks.org/sub_newsroom/video/index.html?key=13 Post your response
to the following: How does the Calder sculpture compare or not compare to public art you
Assignment: Formal Analysis of Art
Review: Ch. 57.
Complete the Organizing Space exercises in the Discovering Art 2.0 CD-ROM:
Open the CD-ROM.
Click on Interactive Exercises.
Click on Organizing Space.
Complete all exercises and reviews in Linear Perspect
CheckPoint: Visual Literacy
Resource: Ch. 2 of A World of Art
Write a 200- to 300-word response to the following: In your own words, summarize why
Kenneth Clarks interpretation of the African mask is ethnocentric.
Consider the comparison Clark makes with
Review the video podcast found at the EwArt Web site, on the composition of Leonardo da
Vincis The Last Supper at
http:/ewart.sbc.edu/2006/12/leonardos_last_supper.html Looking at The Last
Supper by Leonardo da Vinci, what design elem
PHI 445 Week 4 DQ 2
Portfolio Analysis. Reviewing the investments in your portfolio, you realize that the
carbon footprint connected to your investments is relatively large, but your oil company
stock also pays for the family holidays e
The design for Cubist artwork was dramatically different from what had come before in the
history of painting. Why did the artists involved in the creation of Cubism choose this radical
and innovative approach to the design of their artwork? What influenc
Assignment: Painting Styles
Review Ch. 21 & 22 (pp. 504518) of A World of Art
View the Neoclassic piece, The Emperor Napoleon in His Study at the Tuileries, by Jacques
Louis David on the National Gallery of Art Web site located on this weeks
student Web p
View the video clip on the daguerreotype process found at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Web site athttp:/www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/dagu/dagu_1.htm.
In your opinion, what is the most significant difference between the daguerreotype pr
CheckPoint: Art and Intention
Discussion and debate have always marked the reception of art. This CheckPoint
focuses on two works of art that are currently regarded as masterpieces, but were
initially met with controversy.
Resource: Ch. 4 of A World of Ar