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ARTS 230 WEEK 5 Creating Conceptual Art Paper

ARTS 230 WEEK 5 Creating Conceptual Art Paper

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ARTS 230 WEEK 5 Creating Conceptual Art Paper


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Visual artists sometimes create a work based on a past work of art.Eduard Manet created Le Déjeunersur l’herbe (1883) based on Marcantonio Raimondi’s The Judgment of Paris (c. 1488–1530). Yasumasu Morimura created Portrait (Twins)(1988) based on Eduard Manet’s Olympia (1863).

Sometimes the artist’s agenda is political, satirical, or imitative, andsometimes the artist chooses this way to challenge established aesthetic values.

Choose a work of visual art, in this same spirit, that was created between 1870 and 1930, anywhere in the world, which resonates with you personally.

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper discussing how you would transform this image to make a strong personal statement using one of the following contemporary visual arts media:




Computer-based media

Include the following information about the original work of art:

Explain the influence of new technologies (above) on the visual arts.

The name and nationality of the artist

The media that was used

Title of the original art work

The date it was created

A full verbal description and visual analysis of the work

The aesthetic movement it represents

The message it was intended to communicate

Include the following:

Describe in detail the work you would create

How you would create it

The media, process, and materials you would use

What your work would look like

The message it would communicate

Where it would be displayed

Who would see it

Explain fully how the message you intend relates to the message that was intended by the original artist.

Use the following supplemental resources:

For The Judgment of Paris, see Fig. 48 in your textbook.

For Le Dejuener sur l’herbe, see Fig. 47 in your textbook and MyArtsLab® Ch.3, Closer Look: Édouard Manet, Le Déjeuner

For Olympia, see Fig. 672 in your textbook and MyArtsLab® Ch. 20, Closer Look: Édouard Manet,Olympia

For Portrait (Twins), Fig. 721 in your textbook and MyArtsLab® Ch. 21, Image Flashcards 21–36.

Support your findings with specific examples and demonstrate an understanding of the course material

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

ARTS 230 WEEK 5 Creating Conceptual Art Paper

ARTS 230 WEEK 5 Creating Conceptual Art Paper