American Art Project Analysis

997 Words4 Pages
American Art Project Instructions It is important to remember, represent, and honor a collective past, but it is equally important to understand a deeper significance to visual records. In this assignment, you will examine works of art available through the website of the Architect of the Capitol. Our purpose is to emphasize how art can be used to portray historical events and convey a message when viewed in the context of the age in which it was created. This assignment has two parts. In Part 1, you will view the historical paintings that surround the interior space of the Capitol Rotunda and read a short description and history of the artwork. In Part 2, you will view sculptures of some famous Americans who have been enshrined by…show more content…
Once you hat read the short overview and description of the collection, click the link to find the 2 statues that represent your state. Copy the image for each into your presentation. After each image, include the individual’s name and the state he or she represents. Then, in a 200-250 word paragraph, give a short summary of the individual’s historical significance and an evaluation of whether this individual is a good choice to represent your state. Be sure to write your paragraph in your own words and that you proofread your work to eliminate spelling, grammatical, and punctuation errors. Be sure to review the Writing Tips document to avoid common errors in academic work. These paragraphs will be submitted in the same document as Part 1. How to Submit Your American Art Project When you have finished both parts, review the instructions again to make sure you have completed the entire assignment properly. Carefully proofread your paragraphs to eliminate spelling, grammatical, and punctuation errors. Save your work into a single Microsoft Word or PowerPoint document and attach it to the submission link in Blackboard. Do not type your answers in the comment box or email your work to the
Open Document