RT APPRECIATION From Realism Through the Postmodern Era (U5IP2)

Deliverable Length: 250 words (not including references)



Discuss a MINIMUM of two reasons why Jackson Pollocks style of painting, as exemplified by Convergence, is considered an important, innovative development in the history of painting. To see this painting, locate it in the unit s Resource List (Ill send this in an attachment.).

Imagine that you are a defense attorney for this work of art. Support your argument with research. Establish a very strong Argumentby considering the artists unique technique, what influenced him to create work like Convergence, and how this work fits into its specific era and specific art movement.

When researching the internet for addition resources, use reliable/credible sites. Retail sites and Wikipedia are NOT considered reliable resources.

***All writing must be in your own words. Do not cut and paste information from the website.***


You are required to comply with APA style format for internal citation and a reference list.


Instructor Comments: What Im looking for: What are the criteria for fine art? How does this piece fit into that definition? There are many aspects to this question to consider! Don t simply give the definition of art, instead expand and support your discussion. How does this piece relate to the era? What were the artists motivations? This painting is particularly challenging for those raised on more traditional (realistic) artwork. Dont let your own (current) personal feelings keep you from discovering this great piece. Remember to do your reading and research  your post should show a clear understanding of the era and movement which the work  comes from . What  issues is this work concerned with?