Image of Pollocks One: Number 31: http://www.moma.org/collection_images/resized/805/w500h420/CRI_223805.jpgImage of Warhols Campbells Soup Cans:http://www.moma.org/learn/moma_learning/andy-warhol-campbells-soup-cans-1962Moving toward the present day in our Art History timeline, the ability to name the art period becomes more difficult; however, art historians have come to settle on the term Modernism. Not only is the period difficult to categorize, the artworks from roughly 1907-present day are so wide ranging, it is impossible to pinpoint how different art genres exactly relate to one another. Yet, they are connected by the social conditions in which they exist and are responses to those conditionsthough they respond in very different ways. In postwar America (WWII), New York City becomes the art capital of the world and two artistic genres emerged: first Abstract Expressionism and second Pop Art. Both art genres were grappling with the question of what is art and how to represent a world shaped by global capitalism, consumer culture, and mass media. In this Case Assignment, you will be comparing Abstract Expressionist Jackson Pollocks One: Number 31 with Pop Artist Andy Warhols Campbells Soup Cans. Pollock can be read as championing the role of the artist as his art seems a pure abstraction of his body movements and his handling of the paintbrush; whereas Warhol seems to not have any real connection to the making of his art, as he upholds the everyday, mass-produced object as subject matter for high art. Use the required course materials to help you discuss, briefly, (1) the history of Abstract Expressionism and Pop Art and these two artists in particular, (2) the ways these artists represent the tension between individualism and mass production (a tension that defines American capitalist society), and (3) how the artworks approach questions as to the role of the artist and the role of art in society.It is important to note that this assignment is your last encounter in thinking and writing about Art History and Art Criticism, so this is your chance to let your visual literacy shine; you will need it in order to analyze pure abstraction. The required course materials under How To Write About Art: Art Criticism and Formal Analysis will continue to be an essential reference here.Assignment ExpectationsHere are five keys to writing a great Case Assignment! For each Case in this course, please:Make sure you fully address the case assignment prompt- don’t just describe the painting and dont forget to really look at the painting. Be sure to respond to the expectations stated under “Learning Outcomes” in the Syllabus.Apply ideas from the background readings to your analysis and discussion of the case assignment prompt.Write, at minimum, three to four pages, not including images or references.Include a separate cover page that includes your name, the course name, the module, and assignment name.Set your format to 1″ margins on all four sides, 12-point font, double-spaced.Include a separate cover AND reference page at the end that includes every website and article on which you base your information and analysis. In the reference list, please note that a URL with no additional information is not a complete reference. Over time, link root will make any URL useless. Each reference should contain all the information a reader would need to find the source.In this Case Assignment, you will:Give an explanation of the valuesinfluences, themes, techniques, subjectscharacteristic of the period or style under study.Give some information about how the social, political, or religious history of the period influenced its art and artists.Provide biographical information about the artist whose work is assigned or (in SLP assignments) chosen for reflection.
Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.
You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.Read more
Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.Read more
Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.Read more
Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.Read more
By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.Read more