Art 3260 Spring 2011 Exam #2 due February 24th, by 5PM
|For this exam you will write 2 Compare & Contrast
essays. Chapters 16-22
1) Select 2 pairs of images from those which are paired in the table below and write a fully developed essay for each pair. For each, label your essay with the letter for the pair and left or right, then, first identify the work, in the format shown, providing the artist, title, date, and location (if architecture), according to this scheme (Can cut-and-paste):
Your Left: Your Right:
Artist/Architect, if known: Artist/Architect, if known:
Location, if architecture Location, if architecture
or architectural decoration: or architectural decoration:
Then fully discuss the works, their significance as American and in the stylistic group or time frame or cultural category in which we considered them. And discuss the works in relationship to one another, fully exploring their significance and implications as American work. Consider their roots and/or influences, their uses/purposes, meanings, and anything else that may be significant in historical/art historical terms, including other works by the same artist, or their training, circumstances, &C. State the rationale for the comparison. Write a fully developed essay. If you refer to images not included here, cite them by PPT or ill. number. Do not use quotations -- put things in your own words.
If you were to take this exam in the classroom, I would provide you 3 pages per essay for the compare and contrast pair, so let that be your guide as to length, but make sure you that fully answer the question, regardless of length. Your answers should be drawn only from the material in the PPT videos, your text, and your own thoughtful observation. This NOT a research project. DO NOT go surfing the web for your essay material. Use of Web Material will result in a 0 (zero) for the exam. and a 0 (zero) for the course.
You must submit the document, in a single file, through the assignment dropbox. If you have technical difficulties with the submission process, call the Distance Helpdesk 678-839-6248 or the 800 number. DO NOT SUBMIT ANY OTHER WAY. Prepare the document in your word processing program (MSWord ONLY), then import it into the CourseDen assignment dropbox submission site. At the submission site, find the ADD ATTACHMENTS button and click on it. Then click on UPLOAD FILE, then BROWSE; This will take you to your computer, where you will need to locate the file you saved there. When you find the file on your computer, select it, and click on SAVE. Its title should appear in the Window, with a checkbox next to it. Click on the checkbox, then click on ADD SELECTED and then click SUBMIT. (Make sure you click on both ADD SELECTED and SUBMIT). You will see the title of your file there as a confirmation that you have submitted it.
Your document title should be in the following format: Lastnamefirstininitial2201exam1.doc EX: johnsonj2201exam1.doc.DO NOT submit your essays in separate files, put them all in one document, with the essays numbered, and submit only one file to me. I will only grade one document.
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|Extra credit: Select another (left + right) pair from above or create a compare and contrast essay with your own choice of 2 works from among those we have covered. (up to 20% extra) or select another or two more single works (up to 10% add'l. each) from above or from among others we have covered in this segment of the class. Chs. 16 to 22 only|