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Analysis Assignment – Ancient/Modern Essay

Writing this paper will give you an opportunity to study artworks outside of the textbook and to apply analysis. Step 1: Research works of art You are encouraged to visit a local exhibition to study artwork “in the flesh.” Choose an ancient work from before the Common Era and a contemporary work with the same subject matter made within the last 100 years. Subjects can include mythological figures, death, the body, religion, war, etc. Step 2: Write the analysis Draft a formal analysis for each of these pieces It should include a minimum of 5 elements and 5 principles of art. Then compare and contrast the treatment of the same subject What is the context of each work? What were the influences of each?   Step 3: Before you submit… make sure that you have the following: The analysis length should be 3 – 5 pages Use MLA format (Times New Roman 12 point size font, double-spaced, appropriate in-text citations, Works Cited page, etc…) Cite external sources (no Wikipedia!) Comparison & contrast of artwork selected