ARTS 100 Week 2 The Visual Arts

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ARTS 100 Week 2 The Visual Arts
Option A
Visual Arts Summary
Research one painting, sculpture, or work of architecture. You may choose an example from the text or from an online, academic resource.
Write a 350- to 700-word summary describing your selected work of art or architecture. Include the following in your description:

  • A description of the use of color, line, composition, or other formal elements in the work

  • A description of the types of media or materials used in the work

  • An overview of the subject represented or the style of architecture

Apply appropriate APA formatting.
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 Option B (This option is tailored for Education majors.)
Scavenger Hunt Worksheet and Answer Key
Imagine you are a teacher creating an online activity on the topic of the humanities for your students.
Create a museum website scavenger hunt worksheet and answer key for your class. Decide which grade level, K-12, you are teaching and keep the age of your students in mind when creating this activity.
Include the following in your worksheet:

  • Two to three questions on formal elements in art

  • Two to three questions on media and materials in art

  • Two to three questions on the subject matter or style of a work of art or architecture

  • The use of at least one to two different museum or cultural institution websites

The answer key must demonstrate your own understanding of the following:

  • How color, line, and other formal elements are used in art and architecture

  • The various effects of different media or materials (such as watercolor, oils, or stone masonry), and how they are used by the artist or architect

  • How artists tell a story with their art, or how subject or style is communicated in art

Submit your assignment using the Assignment Files tab.
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