March 14, 2012
What is the Story behind Ancient Rome’s Art and Architecture?
My driving question explains how Rome invented their art and how they use it to speak to the rest of the world. What stuff they use to make it and what kind of art they make. I care about this because I think it’s really interesting to learn about other countries art, especially ancient art. I really did not know anything about this topic. All I knew is that ancient Rome was known for their amazing architecture. I want to learn about what kind of art the Romans made and how and who they were influenced by.
My search process went okay, except sometimes I had some issues. First I was going to get a website because I had access to a computer before a book. I look online and I found a good website, so I go to print it out and I had no more printer paper. I asked my dad if he could go get some and he did, then I finally got it printed out. I looked for more and I found some. After I got the paper, the website part went pretty smoothly.
Next, I had to go get a book and this was the worst part. I first went to the public library and I looked, they had nothing there. I asked the librarian and she did not help me at all. So I could not get anything there. Next I went to the school library because that was my last option. I went and looked, and there was not that many, but more than the public library, so I found some
books and I checked them out. Nobody really helped me; the only help I got was when my dad went to go get the paper which is about it. My question only changed once, it went from the history behind the Olympians to what I have now, and I thought it would be more interesting to learn about the art. Research process went alright, only some struggles.
The Romans had many different styles of art and used many different materials to create it with. Romans use to and still do, “…made statues and portraits too. Statues...