Groups 1 and 7
The Art of the Amarna Period of Ancient Egypt (from 1543 B.C.E through 1292 B.C.E.)
The Art of Middle to Late Archaic Greece (from 620 B.C.E. through 480 B.C.E.)
Art of the Early Roman Empire (from 27 B.C.E through 161 C.E.)
The Insular Art of the British Isles (from 500 C.E. through 1000 C.E.)
The Art of the Italian High Renaissance (from 1475 C.E. through 1525 C.E.)
The Art of the Romantic Era in Europe (from 1790 C.E. through 1880 C.E.)
Prompts for Group Presentations
Trends and Styles of Art:
Describe the trends and styles of art from the traditional culture or period in art history.
Role and Purpose of Art:
What is the role and purpose of art in the traditional culture or period in art history?
Arts and Culture or Period:
How does art from the traditional culture or period in art history reflect that traditional culture, or period in art history (how does the art reflect the culture or historical period)?
Compare and Contrast Art:
Compare and contrast art from the traditional culture or period in art history with your understanding of current trends in art (use the previous prompts to direct your comparison).
Focus on a specific piece of art from the traditional culture or period in art history. How has the meaning of that piece of art been affected over time because of changes in interpretation and context (How was the art thought of then versus how is the art thought of now)?
This is an art presentation; be sure to include relevant art.
Do not include unrelated information or images in your presentation.
Quiz: Friday, January 8th, 2016
Unity (Harmony): A principle of design related to the sense of wholeness that results from the successful combination of the component elements of an artwork.
Pattern: The repetition of elements or combinations of elements in a recognizable organization.
Variety: A principle of design concerned with the inclusion of differences in the elements of a composition to offset unity and add interest to an artwork.
Emphasis: A principle of design in which one element, or a combination of elements, create more attention than anything else in a composition. The dominant element is usually a focal point in a composition and contributes to unity by suggesting that other elements are subordinate to it.
Proportion: A design principle reflecting the size relationship of parts to one another and the whole.
Additional Notes for the Principles of Design Lecture:
Emphasis and Rhythm: Under the Wave off Kanagawa
How is placement used to create emphasis?
How is contrast used to create emphasis?
How is detail used to create emphasis?
How is repetition used to create rhythm?
How is alternation used to create rhythm?
How is progression used to create rhythm?