Week 7 Blogs 1&2

Blog Post One – Le Corbusier vs. Mies van der Rohe.
Directions: Contrast the style of Le Corbusier’s Notre Dame du Haut to Mies van der Rohe and Philip Johnson’s Seagram Building.

Your initial post should be 100 words in length. You must use five (5) outside academic source(s), in addition to your textbook. All sources must be cited in MLA Style. Your 1st posting is due by 11:59 p.m. of Day 3, Wednesday. Respond substantially to at least two of your fellow classmates’ posting by 11:59 p.m. of Day 7, Sunday.

Blog Post Two – The Guggenheim Museums.
Directions: Compare and contrast the style of Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao with the Guggenheim Museum in New York.

Your initial post should be 100 words in length. You must use five (5) outside academic source(s), in addition to your textbook. All sources must be cited in MLA Style. Your 1st posting is due by 11:59 p.m. of Day 3, Wednesday. Respond substantially to at least two of your fellow classmates’ posting by 11:59 p.m. of Day 7, Sunday.

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Week 6 Discussions

Blog Post One – Post-Impressionism.
Directions: Explain the principles of Post-Impressionist painting as seen in works by van Gogh, Gauguin, Seurat, and Cezanne. Use examples to support your essay.

Your initial post should be 100 words in length. You must use five (5) outside academic source(s), in addition to your textbook. All sources must be cited in MLA Style. Your 1st posting is due by 11:59 p.m. of Day 3, Wednesday. Respond substantially to at least two of your fellow classmates’ posting by 11:59 p.m. of Day 7, Sunday.

Blog Post Two—Lawrence and Hopper.
Directions: Compare the work of Jacob Lawrence and Edward Hopper. How did each artist respond to his period? What artistic devices did each artist use to create the emotion of his work? What was the sociopolitical context each artist addressed in his work? Use examples to support your essay.

Your initial post should be 100 words in length. You must use five (5) outside academic source(s), in addition to your textbook. All sources must be cited in APA 6th edition. Your 1st posting is due by 11:59 p.m. of Day 3, Wednesday. Respond substantially to at least two of your fellow classmates’ posting by 11:59 p.m. of Day 7, Sunday.

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Week 5 Blog 1 and 2

Blog Post One – The Enlightenment.
Directions: Explain the impact of the Enlightenment and its major thinkers on art. Use examples to support your essay.

Your initial post should be 100 words in length. You must use five (5) outside academic source(s), in addition to your textbook. All sources must be cited in APA 6th edition. Your 1st posting is due by 11:59 p.m. of Day 3, Wednesday. Respond substantially to at least two of your fellow classmates’ posting by 11:59 p.m. of Day 7, Sunday.

Blog Post Two – Neoclassicism and Romanticism.
Directions: Explain the relationship of Neoclassicism and Romanticism. Cite specific examples in your answer.

Your initial post should be 100 words in length. You must use 5 outside academic source(s), in addition to your textbook. All sources must be cited in APA 6th edition. Your 1st posting is due by 11:59 p.m. of Day 3, Wednesday. Respond substantially to at least two of your fellow classmates’ posting by 11:59 p.m. of Day 7, Sunday.

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Week 4 Discussions 1 and 2

Blog Post One – Donatello vs. Michelangelo.
Directions: Compare Michelangelo’s David with Donatello’s David. Discuss the change, if any, in the representation of the image. How did these two images reflect the artists and their periods?

Your initial post should be 100 words in length. You must use five (5) outside academic source(s), in addition to your textbook. All sources must be cited in MLA Style. Your 1st posting is due by 11:59 p.m. of Day 3, Wednesday. Respond substantially to at least two of your fellow classmates’ posting by 11:59 p.m. of Day 7, Sunday.

Blog Post Two – French Rococo.
Directions: Explain how Versailles embodied French ideas about absolute monarchy. Cite specific examples in your answer.

Your initial post should be 100 words in length. You must use five (5) outside academic source(s), in addition to your textbook. All sources must be cited in MLA Style. Your 1st posting is due by 11:59 p.m. of Day 3, Wednesday. Respond substantially to at least two of your fellow classmates’ posting by 11:59 p.m. of Day 7, Sunday.

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Week 3 oline

Blog Post One – Social and Political Environment of Ambrogio Lorenzetti.

Directions: How does the work of Ambrogio Lorenzetti reflect the historical, social, and political environment? Use examples to support your essay.

Your initial post should be 100 words in length. You must use five (5) outside academic source(s), in addition to your textbook. All sources must be cited in MLA Style. Your 1st posting is due by 11:59 p.m. of Day 3, Wednesday. Respond substantially to at least two of your fellow classmates’ posting by 11:59 p.m. of Day 7, Sunday.

Blog Post Two – Burgundian, Italian, and Flemish.
Directions: Contrast the style of fifteenth-century Burgundian and Flemish and Italian painting. How are they similar? How are they different? Use examples to support your blog.

Your initial post should be 100 words in length. You must use five (5) outside academic source(s), in addition to your textbook. All sources must be cited in MLA Style. Your 1st posting is due by 11:59 p.m. of Day 3, Wednesday. Respond substantially to at least two of your fellow classmates’ posting by 11:59 p.m. of Day 7, Sunday.

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Blog Post One – From Rome to Byzantium.

Directions: How did Early Christian and Byzantine architects adapt Imperial Roman buildings to fit the new church construction needs? Discuss specific features and buildings.

Your initial post should be 100 words in length. You must use two outside academic source(s), in addition to your textbook. All sources must be cited in MLA Style. Your 1st posting is due by 11:59 p.m. of Day 3, Wednesday. Respond substantially to at least two of your fellow classmates’ posting by 11:59 p.m. of Day 7, Sunday.

Blog Post Two – Romanesque.
Directions: Explain the name “Romanesque.” Then select three examples of Romanesque art and architecture and analyze their use of Roman ideas.

Your initial post should be 100 words in length. You must use two outside academic source(s), in addition to your textbook. All sources must be cited in MLA. Your 1st posting is due by 11:59 p.m. of Day 3, Wednesday. Respond substantially to at least two of your fellow classmates’ posting by 11:59 p.m. of Day 7, Sunday.

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Week 1 discussions

Blog Post One —The Greeks.
Directions: Using at least five examples, explain what Greek art tells us about everyday life in ancient Greece.

Your initial post should be 100 words in length. You must use two (2) outside academic source(s), in addition to your textbook. All sources must be cited in the current edition of the MLA Style. Your 1st posting is due by 11:59 p.m. of Day 3, Wednesday. Respond substantially to at least two of your fellow classmates’ posting by 11:59 p.m. of Day 7, Sunday.

Blog Post Two – Defining the Roman Empire.
Directions: Select a sculpture, painting (wall painting), or architectural monument. In your onion, explain how this particular work defines the Roman Empire. Include in your essay an evaluation of the work selected as it is compared to other works within that particular period. Also include in your discussion outside influences that might factor into the development and influences of the work (i.e., Etruscan temples have been influential in the design of Roman temples).

Your initial post should be 100 words in length. You must use two (2) outside academic source(s), in addition to your textbook. All sources must be cited in the current edition of the MLA Style. Your 1st posting is due by 11:59 p.m. of Day 3, Wednesday. Respond substantially to at least two of your fellow classmates’ posting by 11:59 p.m. of Day 7, Sunday.

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