The paper will be double spaced, Times New Roman, Arial, or Calibri, 1” margins, 12 point font. You must cite your sources.
You will analyze the elements of your cultural production and write a 5-7 page paper on why this particular art work is important, the basic elements and principles of the art work, how it reflects/critiques the era it was created in, how it reflects the social, cultural or political aspects, an analysis of the elements and principles of art used( minimum of 3), and an argument as to why it should be preserved. You must do both formal and contextual analysis.
What is the name of the artwork? Who created it? What was their biography/background? What does it tell you? How does it reflect the time period/artist/social, cultural, or political issues? How is it created? What are some of the elements and principles used in creating this artwork? Analyze and explain those elements. Why would you choose the work that you did? Is it because of the story the work tells? Its importance to the history of art? Its innovative composition? Its intense personal expression? Its rarity? The high skill level of its creator? Some other reason?