Write a two-page in-depth commentary for one of your artistic artifacts that is most representative of your theme and, of course, include the image of that work. This work should be from the course content, not one of your modern or contemporary examples. Make sure you think about the FTC Palette, discussing form, theme, and context for your work. Please review the Writing About Art resource posted in Course Content. Submit by the end of week 6 to the proper area. Format, cite, caption, and reference in MLA style with author/date and proper in-text citations required.
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So, you are selecting one of your works of art for stage 5 and writing a more in-depth essay. You can include the information you wrote in stage 4 about the one artwork then expand on it; possibly it can serve as an overview or introductory statement. Or, you can mix the content from 4 within the in-depth content for 5. One possible direction would be to bring in an outside and contemporary artwork that would make a great comparative study and help to progress your narrative and connections between the past and the present. Or, you could further discuss the elements and principles of art focusing on a particular element or principle. Or, possibly talk about the iconography more extensively than the short descriptions written for Stage 4.
2 page commentary focused on one work of art in proper MLA format.
Sumerian Artifact. Remains of the ziggurat and White Temple in Uruk. 3200-3000 BC. Mud-brick. (modern Warka), Iraq, Ancient-Origins. http://www.ancient-origins.net/ancient-places-asia/white-temple-and-great-ziggurat-mesopotamian-city-uruk-006835.
Sumerian art was greatly influenced by power and religion and many artifacts from that time can be used as reference to establish that fact. Among the many artifacts that were created, many of such include figurines and tablets with drawings that were used to represent images of many different gods. In ancient Egypt, polytheism was a custom of their c...