Describe the different ceramic methods and materials

Writing Assignment

This SINGLE assignment has two parts, to be completed as ONE document.

PART 1: QUESTION & ANSWER 10 pts.

Choose ONE visual artist that were BORN after January 1, 1900 from your book and answer the 6 questions below.

CRITERIA:

INELIGIBLE artists include: Filmmakers (including animators), performance artists, actors, graphic designers, craft artists and architects. Artist works should be in a visual media such as painting, sculpture, mixed media, installation, drawing.
Ineligible websites: Wikipedia.org, artsy.net, artcyclopedia.com…. (or any other \”general\” art site) or any site that is a \”sale site\”
Artists that work as a team count as a single artist.
For each artist: Number, copy & answer each of the SIX questions and then answer each question individually (re-write the question and then answer the question).
Points will be deducted for missing or incomplete responses.
Follow the Question and Answer format.
If you have any questions about your selected artist, please email me.
QUESTIONS:

Artist name, year of birth, country of birth and PAGE artist is found in your text book (1 pt.)
Complete website where you found information about the artist. This website must be an \”informational\” site that is specific to your artist. (1 pt)
What is his/her primary media? (1 pt)
List TWO locations where the artist work is currently displayed or was recently displayed. Be specific. (2 pts)
Write a short paragraph about why this artist interests you. For full credit your response must be at least 60 words. (2 pts)
Locate on the Internet one piece of the artist\’s work that is not found in A World of Art. Then- IN YOUR OWN WORDS – Fully describe its media (form / materials) and content (meaning / story). Include the full website where you found the piece. For full credit, your response must be at least 60 words. (3 pts)
EXAMPLE:

Artist name, year of birth, country of birth, textbook page where the artist is mentioned (1 pt)
John Doe, Born 1902, Russia, Page 101

Complete website where you found information about the artist. (1 pt)
johndoe@art.net

What is his/her primary media? (1 pt)
Oil Paint on wood panel.

List TWO locations where the artist work is currently displayed or was recently displayed. (2 pts)
Museum of Modern Art, NYC and Leo Castelli Gallery, NYC.

PART 2: SHORT ESSAYS 10 pts. (5 pts. per topic)

Points will be deducted for incorrect grammar and spelling.

CRITERIA:

Select TWO questions / topics from the list below.
Write your response in essay format.
For full credit- your response to each question / topic must be more than 300 words AND include quotations and in-text citations.
Please re-write the question /topic that you are responding to.
QUESTIONS:

Sayre names seven major themes in Art. Define four and cite examples of each from your book which are not found in Chapter 21.
Discuss the four \”roles of the artist\”. Cite an example of each from your book not found in Chapter 1.
Give an overview of the ways in which painting has been combined with other media. Use an example not found in the text.
Describe the different ceramic methods and materials. You may use examples from the text, but offer only your own descriptions and explainations.