Renaissance Southern Europe and. Renaissance Northern Europe
Now that you have had an opportunity to review the course and have a general understanding about art, read chapter 2 and 4 (Introduction to Art: Design, Context, and Meaning) read notes attached this units and select four works of art (they may be paintings/paintings/architecture/photography/prints) . Sections from: early 1400 Renaissance in Southern Europe or Northern Late Renaissance Europe, The second art work from 1700 Neoclassicism and the fourth from 1900s Surrealism or Cubism (4 examples)
). Do not forget to add your selected images as you discuss the foundation (elements and principles of design) Do not forget to discuss HOW EMPHASIS AND UNITY IS ACHIEVED in the selected work you have depicted, be specific.
Essay minimum of 200 words
1. Place captions under each image (artist name, title of art, year, created and the style of art)
2. As you analyze the elements and principles in the art work also discuss at-least 5 characteristics of each art work style (ism) and compare and contrast the pair
a.. Renaissance Southern Europe and. Renaissance Northern Europe
c. Neo-classicism; and Surrealism
3. Discuss in detail where how those characteristics are achieved in the work of art. Example if the style is Gothic and your example in of Notre Dame de Paris two of the characteristics would be ribbed vaults and large windows.
4. Discuss in detail how Emphasis, Unity, Balance and Proportion and Line is created. What are the techniques used by the artist to achieve each? (discuss this as you explain the characteristics in the art work (Example, all eyes are looking down at the crown, the main emphasis, with its detail sparkling jewels and exquisite serpentine gold designs. Dark values surround the bright crown placing additional focus on the crown. a bright light that seems to come from the heavens hovers above the crown bringing attention to the crown).
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