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Find a work of art that was inspired by a literary work. What is the literary w

Find a work of art that was inspired by a literary work. What is the literary work? When was it written? Can you read the original text? Why was it significant as a story in the Renaissance? How was the story referenced by the artist? How did the Renaissance artist or architect depict the subject? Did the artist portray the story in a factual way? How was the story referenced by the artist?

Please visit one of these museum websites, or if you have a favorite, feel free

Please visit one of these museum websites, or if you have a favorite, feel free to choose that, and explore their virtual tours and write the following: What Museum did you visit? What area did you like the best and why? Describe the use of graphics and text on the walls to enhance the exhibit. Was there a grid used to layout the information? How was the information presented? Museum website link: https://naturalhistory.si.edu/visit/virtual-tour

comparing and contrasting 2 artifacts and 2 works of art. Using visual examples

comparing and contrasting 2 artifacts and 2 works of art. Using visual examples to demonstrate the works of art and the artifacts to which you are referring, please explain why each example is either an artifact or a work of art. WOMAN FROM BRASSEMPOUY FIGURES OF A WOMAN AND A MAN HUMAN–FISH SCULPTURE RECONSTRUCTION DRAWING OF DURRINGTON WALLS PLAN OF STONEHENGE AND ITS SURROUNDING SETTLEMENTS PALEOLITHIC HAND-AXE BIRD-HEADED MAN WITH BISON SPOTTED HORSES AND HUMAN HANDS RECONSTRUCTION DRAWING OF STONEHENGE…

Art is something we do, a verb. Art is an expression of our thoughts, emotions,

Art is something we do, a verb. Art is an expression of our thoughts, emotions, intuitions, and desires, but it is even more personal than that: it is about sharing the way we experience the world, which for many is an extension of personality. It is the communication of intimate concepts that cannot be faithfully portrayed by words alone. In addition, because words alone are not enough, we must find some other vehicle to carry our intent. However, the content…

You might: try to answer a question posed by the discussion leader, complicate o

You might: try to answer a question posed by the discussion leader, complicate or disagree with an analysis of a passage, agree with or bring up other questions that a discussion leader’s post raised for you. Response posts MUST include quotations or images from the primary text read the following and write one page answering the question: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling has several models of childhood as discussed in Hintz and Tribunella’s chapter, “Historicizing Childhood”.…

Writing 1 will be a two-week project considering recents works by the artist Sim

Writing 1 will be a two-week project considering recents works by the artist Simon Denny (b. 1982), which one can find currently on view at the Petzel gallery in New York City, as well as online at https://www.petzel.com/exhibitions/simon-denny4. The consideration of Denny's current exhibition (Mine) and related online project (NFT Mine Offsets) can also offer us a general opening to consider the broader rise of NFTs in the contemporary art market. Four historical texts presenting ideas on subjects such as…

Research and write a 1-2 page paper (5 paragraph essay format) on the topic of D

Research and write a 1-2 page paper (5 paragraph essay format) on the topic of DESIGN THINKING. The challenge is to write about this topic so that a NON-DESIGNER can understand what you are saying. What is it (define)? How might it differ from the design/design process? Example? What are the benefits? Drawbacks? Who should use it? What's your own Point of View about it? 5 paragraph essays: intro paragraph - tells the reader what you are going to tell…

Draft 03 Hyperconnected Territory—Shanghai Province Study Territory/Theme Intr

Draft 03 Hyperconnected Territory---Shanghai Province Study Territory/Theme Introduction: 1500-word essay addressing: (1) Identification of the territory/theme and location/situation (what and where? In the real or conceptual space) (2) Relevance from the point of view of urban design theory and praxis (why does it matter? Why does it deserve a research paper? What does Shanghai’s rapid development mean at an urban scale?) - How is the city/region invested in transit as a way of connecting people? - Situate Shanghai not only…

Discussion: Scale and Proportion (GRADED DISCUSSION) 44 unread replies.2525 repl

Discussion: Scale and Proportion (GRADED DISCUSSION) 44 unread replies.2525 replies. Artists have for centuries relied on the principles of scale and proportion to reflect and communicate ideas. From monumental sculpture to microscopic, and from the ancient Greeks, with their concepts of perfect, ideal proportion, to the Surrealists, who bend and distort proportion to enhance dream-like associations, these principles can affect meaning and influence viewer perceptions. For this week's discussion, select a work of art that uses scale and proportion in…

Response to “Selfie” video Watch the “Art History of the Selfie” video https://w

Response to "Selfie" video Watch the "Art History of the Selfie" video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JfoPJnVrBNM&feature=youtu.be and offer a response by answering the following questions: 1. Do you take "selfies"? If so, why do you take them? If not, why not? 2. Whether this is a practice that is a part of your life or not, what is significant about the "selfie"? You may want to consider its history, or think about what "selfies" tell us about our culture. Be sure to demonstrate…