Discuss the art work in the Cantor Arts Centre in Standford University
1. Identify the art work. who is the artist? the title? the date? do you know the medium that is used?
2.if the artist is known, are we aware of anything about hte artists life or personality that have effected his/her crestion of the work?
3.during what time period and where was the work created? discuss what was happening in the cultural, political, economic, or social spheres at the time it was painted, which may or may not have effected its production
4.what is the subject depicts? does the subject recognizable to you? do you think it would be recognizable to the people during the time in which it was created? are there any symbols apparent? if so, what are they? are they symbols that are understandable to you, orto the people in the society in which the piece was made?
5.was the piece widely accepted by critics and the public at large? was the artist/s work in genral perceived favourably, or unfavourably at the time in which it was produced? why do you think this was the case?
6.how does the piece fit into the history of art?choose one other modern painting compare and contrast them in terms of the time period in which they were painted, the medium, the subject, and the significance they hold in the history of modern art. How are they similar, different, typical or uncharacteristic of the periods in which they were produced?
-include any factor that would influence the art work(social, economical, political)
-bibliography must be included(sample website: National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washinton DC Angelica KauffmannMod.23Jul1997. http://.jhiugjklknm)
-Easybib.com is a good source to assist you witht he compilation of your bibliography
-the art work must be from the museum