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ARTS 125 Week
1 Cultural Change and Shifting Views of America

Instructions

Resources: Review Ch. 1-2 of Oxford
History of Art: Twentieth-Century American Art
, the Week One Electronic Reserve Readings, and your
Video Reflections

Write a 350- to 700-word paper on how art
reflects the culture of its era that responds to the following:


  • What image
    of America was communicated by the innovations and buildings presented at
    the 1893 Chicago's World Fair? How was this image communicated?

  • How and why
    was the art produced by the Ashcan School different from that of the
    Gilded Age? To what changes in culture were artists reacting?

  • What is the
    relationship between art and culture? Explain with at least two examples
    to illustrate the relationship between art and American culture.



Format your paper consistent with APA
guidelines.

Submit your assignment using
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ARTS 125
Week 2 Visions of America: Abstraction

Instructions

Resource: Review "Representational Cityscape," and Ch. 3
of Oxford History of Art: Twentieth-Century
American Art


Write a 200- to 350-word
summary responding to and discussing the following:

The work of Joseph Stella and other early American
modernists, such as Marsden Hartley, Max Weber, and Georgia O'Keeffe and how
they differed greatly in subject and style to the work of the Ashcan School,
and include the following: 


  • Where did
    this abstract style originate? Describe at least one art work in your
    summary.

  • Choose one
    art form or cultural development that originated elsewhere but which is
    currently a part of American culture.

  • Describe how
    this art form has directly affected you.



Format your
paper consistent with APA guidelines. 


 Submit your assignment in a Microsoft® Word document using the
Assignment Files tab above.

 

ARTS 125
Week 2 Visions of America: Industry

Instructions

Resources: Review Ch. 3 and 4 of Oxford
History of Art: Twentieth-Century American Art
, the Week Two Electronic Reserve Readings, your Video
Reflections, and at least one additional scholarly online or library resource

Prepare a 5- to 10-slide
Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation which describes at least three
different paintings of American buildings or an industrial process from artists
discussed in Ch. 3 and 4 of your text.

Include responses and descriptions to the following
in your slide presentation: 


  • Why did the
    artists choose these subjects? What was their appeal?

  • Were the
    artists' subjects characteristic of American national identity for that
    era?

  • How does
    each painting reflect the artists' feelings or beliefs about what they
    were depicting?

  • A
    description of the innovation which is being depicted; in other words was
    the type of building or industrial process a significant break from the
    past? How? Research the type of building or industrial process from at
    least one additional scholarly online or library resource.



Submit your Visions of America: Industry
Presentation.


  • For Local
    Campus students, these are oral presentations accompanied by Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentations.

  • For Online
    and Directed Study students, these are Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentations
    with speaker's notes which support and expand upon your bulleted text.



Format your presentation consistent with APA
guidelines and include a slide with all references.

Submit your assignment using
the Assignment Files tab above.

 

ARTS 125
Week 3 Photography and Social Reform

Instructions

Resource: Review
"Documenting the Face of America: Roy Stryker and the FSA/OWI
Photographers," and Ch. 5 of Oxford History of Art: Twentieth-Century
American Art
.

Write a
200- to 350-word summary responding to the following:

How was photography used as an instrument for social reform? What
photograph do you think makes the most powerful social commentary? Why? 

 Format your
paper consistent with APA guidelines.


 Submit your assignment in a Microsoft® Word document using the Assignment
Files tab above.

 

ARTS 125
Week 3 American Art Before and After World War II Presentation

Instructions

Resources: Review Ch. 5 and 6 of Oxford
History of Art: Twentieth-Century American Art
, the Week 3 Electronic Reserve Readings, your Video
Reflections, and at least one additional scholarly online or library resource.

Prepare a 5- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation
in which you examine the works of photographers working during the 1930s and
the work of Abstract Expressionists.

Include responses and discussion
of the following in your presentation:


  • Three
    photographers who worked during the 1930s


    • At least two examples of photography from each
      photographer

    • A description of the types of subjects photographed

    • Your opinion on whether or not photography is a
      fine art form with an explanation

    • Your opinion regarding how photography has affected
      American culture





  • One Abstract
    Expressionists painter who worked in post-World War II America


    • At least one art work

    • A description of the style of the painter and why
      he or she was interested in this style of abstraction

    • A description of how this style emerged in
      post-World War II America and why it differed from the art work of the
      1930s




Submit your American Art Before and After
World War II Presentation.


  • For Local
    Campus students, these are oral presentations accompanied by Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentations.

  • For Online
    and Directed Study students, these are Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentations
    with speaker's notes which support and expand upon your bulleted text.



Format your presentation consistent with APA
guidelines and include a slide with all references.

Submit your assignment using
the Assignment Files tab above.

 

ARTS 125
Week 4 Popular Culture and Art

Instructions

Resource: Review "The Principle of Selection," Ch. 7 of Oxford History of Art: Twentieth-Century American Art, and the Week Four Electronic Reserve
Readings

Write a 200- to 350-word
summary responding to the following:


  • What did
    both Warhol and Rauschenberg have in common in regards to their art work?

  • How were
    their subjects a reflection of the era in which they were created?

  • What list of
    found objects and imagery would you use if you were creating an art work about
    your daily experience?



Format your
paper consistent with APA guidelines.


 Submit your summary in a Microsoft® Word document using the
Assignment Files tab above.

 

ARTS 125
Week 4 Pop Art and Andy Warhol

Instructions

Resources: Review Ch. 7 of Oxford
History of Art: Twentieth-Century American Art
, the Week Four Electronic Reserve Readings, your Video
Reflections, and at least one additional scholarly online or library resource.

Prepare a 5- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation
in which you examine the connection between the work of Andy Warhol and popular
culture.

Include responses and discussion
of the following in your presentation:


  • An overview
    of Andy Warhol's biography

  • A
    description of Pop Art

  • A
    description of at least 3 works produced by Andy Warhol

  • A discussion
    of how Warhol's themes and subjects examined American culture



Submit your Pop Art and Andy Warhol
Presentation.


  • For Local
    Campus students, these are oral presentations accompanied by Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentations.

  • For Online
    and Directed Study students, these are Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentations
    with speaker's notes which support and expand upon your bulleted text.



Format your presentation consistent with APA
guidelines and include a slide with all references.

Submit your assignment using
the Assignment Files tab above.

 

ARTS 125
Week 5 How Does Art Shape Culture?

Instructions

Resource: Review "Thelma Golden--How Art Gives Shape to
Cultural Change," Ch. 9 and 11 of Oxford History
of Art: Twentieth-Century American Art
, and the Week Five Electronic Reserve Readings.

Write a 200- to 350-word
summary responding to the following:


  • How has art,
    in the context of the social justice movements of the twentieth century,
    challenged, and shaped American society? 



Format your
paper consistent with APA guidelines.


 Submit in a Microsoft® Word document using the
Assignment Files tab above.

 

ARTS 125
Week 5 Art and Culture Paper

Instructions

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper, which addresses the
following:


  • The role of
    diversity in the development of the arts and how it changed throughout the
    20th century in America





    • What was the role of women and their influence on
      the various arts?

    • What was the role of ethnic minorities and their
      influence on the various arts?





  • The
    relationship between art and culture and how this developed during the
    20th century





    • How did culture influence the arts?

    • How did the arts influence culture?




Format your paper consistent with APA
guidelines.

Submit your assignment using
the Assignment Files tab above.

 
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