DIA Museum Assignment.

 

DIA Museum Assignment.
Today we will be visiting the Detroit Institute of Art. Please choose one of these questions. The works of art you choose must be made before 1400.
Compare and Contrast two works of art from the DIA. How do they compare in form, content and mood? What is the significance of this comparison? To

complete this question, you must write three paragraphs. In the first paragraph, explain your thesis, which is the significance of the comparison. In the

second paragraph, explain the details of your thesis, using details from the artworks. In the third paragraph, summarize your argument and explain the

wider significance or points left out of your argument.
Sketch one of the pieces in the DIA. Write one paragraph that explain what you learned by sketching the piece.
Assess the a gallery at the DIA. How does the gallery compare to learning about that style or time period in class? How effective is the gallery in

providing good examples of art from the period or style? Like the first question, answer this one in three paragraphs, with a thesis, argument and

conclusion.
Choose a work of art that illustrates some of the concepts we have learned in class and explain how it affects the form and/or content of the piece. For

example, choose a piece that uses hierarchic scale and explain how this technique affects the form and/or content. Like the first question, answer this one

in three paragraphs, with a thesis, argument and conclusion.
For all assignments, at the top of the page, write the following identification information for each artwork you choose.
Artist (if available)
Title
Date
Medium
Accession Number (DIA…)
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