You will visit an art museum of your choice. You may visit one in person or take a virtual tour via the Internet. Below is a list of museums that offer virtual tours that you may want to review for this assignment. Please note that you are not limited to this list:
- National Gallery of Art
- The National Gallery
For this essay, write about two artworks from the periods we read about in Unit VII: Renaissance, Baroque, Impressionist, or Post-Impressionist periods.
For each piece, address the following:
- Include the title, artist, date, medium, and scale.
- Describe the artwork.
- Describe the artist’s role in his or her society/community.
- What do you think is the artist’s message?
- What are the cultural significances of this piece?
- What historical elements are included in this piece?
Your essay will be at least five pages in length and include the following:
- Title page (1 page)
- Written Essay (2 pages)
- Image(s) (1 page)
- References (1 page)