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Art Exploration (Midterm)

Find a local gallery or museum and evaluate 4 works of Art: one 2-D,  one 3-D, one Other and one Architectural piece totaling four works of Art total. Answer with full details on how the Artists used their strongest 2 elements & 1 principle of Art and design, what Artists task/role they play, what is the works visual appearance and content plus what is the theme.

Each piece should be viewed this semester in person (No online shows accepted) have a colored image or drawing of the work and an image of yourself at the location of the piece/s. Lastly, post your Art explorations into the corresponding discussion board then read a classmates post to give a thoughtful/substantive response about all of a peers Art explorations.

Describe in detail how the 2 most important Elements of Art were used. (Ch4)
      LINE
      SHAPE AND MASS
      LIGHT
      COLOR
      TEXTURE AND PATTERN
      SPACE
      TIME AND MOTION
Describe in detail how the 1 most important Principle of Art was used.  (Ch5)
      UNITY AND VARIETY 
      BALANCE
      EMPHASIS AND SUBORDINATION
      SCALE AND PROPORTION
      RHYTHM
Artists in all societies create art that addresses questions that are universal. These artistic tasks/roles they take on are listed below, please list what role/s your artists is playing and why you feel that way. (Ch1)
Create places for some human purpose
Create extraordinary versions of ordinary objects
Record and commemorate
Give tangible form to the unknown
Give tangible form to feelings and ideas
Refresh our vision and see the world in a new way
What is the
Form
Subject Matter
Content of the work of Art? (Ch2)
Art is represented in a variety of ways the following terms are used to help describe the visual appearance of artwork: Please list the way the work selected is represented. (Ch2)
Representational
Abstract
Nonrepresentational
What Theme of Art does the work fit into and why do you think they fit the theme. (Ch3)
The Sacred Realm
Politics and the Social Order
Stories and Histories
Looking Outward:  The Here and Now
Looking Inward:  The Human Experience
Invention and Fantasy The Natural World
Art and Art
Lastly, build a power-point presentation or word document and upload all of your explorations in the discussion board area on or before the due 2/16 by 11:59pm, then read 1 classmate’s post and give a detailed substantive response about all of their explorations by 2/23; lastly, upload your exam by 2/28/20 at 11:30pm in the Corresponding Assignment area.