1. Select one movement from the list below, and describe the time period, media (materials), methods, and subjects significant to that movement. Explain what religious, social, philosophical, or political factors may have led to the emergence of this movement and the major characteristics you described above.
Movements (select one):
- Late Medieval
Your initial post must be at least 250 words.
2. Select a work of art or architecture from a movement other than the movement described above. Download an image of the artwork from a website listed
- Art Renewal Center Artist Index (http://www.artrenewal.org/pages/artistindex.php)
- The Frick Collection ( http://www.frick.org/art)
- Google Art Project (http://www.googleartproject.com/)
- Guggenheim (http://www.guggenheim.org/)
- Louvre Museum Official Website (http://www.louvre.fr/en)
- The Metropolitan Museum of Art (http://www.metmuseum.org)
- MoMA | The Museum of Modern Art (https://www.moma.org/collection/)
- National Gallery of Art(https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/paintings
- The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) (https://www.sfmoma.org/artists-artworks/
- SIRIS – Smithsonian Institute Research Information System (https://sirismm.si.edu/siris/ariquickstart.htm)
- Smithsonian Cooper–Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York (http://www.cooperhewitt.org/)
- The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia (http://www.hermitagemuseum.org/)
- Uffizi, Uffizi gallery, Florence (http://www.uffizi.com/)
- Vatican Museums – Official web site (http://mv.vatican.va/3_EN/pages/MV_Home.html)
- Victoria & Albert Museum (http://www.vam.ac.uk/)
- Web Gallery of Art (http://www.wga.hu/)
- WebMuseum: Famous Artworks exhibition (http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/)
- Whitney Museum of American Art (http://whitney.org/)
Embed the image that you chose into your initial discussion board post. Then, identify the movement associated with the art work. Using appropriate art terminology, discuss at least four characteristics of the work of art that are significant to the movement. Elaborate on each of the characteristics of the art work that you chose to discuss, fully explaining why they connect the work to the movement.
Your initial post must be at least 300 words in length.