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Module 1 - Background INTRODUCTION TO VISUAL ANALYSIS AND RENAISSANCE ART Required Materials (make sure to navigate the entire Smarthistory.org website; there are multitude of videos, educational materials, and links to other Art History websites to give you a wider context of the historical period and how to think and write about art; provides you with other artists and artworks to write your SLP). Brief History of Art http://smarthistory.khanacademy.org/for-the-beginner.html Videos 3 & 4: History of Early Renaissance and History of High Renaissance; Article on Humanism Annenberg Media (n.d.). Art of the Western World: The High Renaissance.Retrieved on 2/20/11 at: mp;nbsp; http://www.learner.org/vod/vod_window.html?pid=231 http://www.historyguide.org/intellect/humanism.html Leonardo da Vinci and Mona Lisa, c. 1503-05, oil on panel 30-1/4 x 21 inches (Musée du Louvre) http://smarthistory.khanacademy.org/leonardo-notebooks.html http://smarthistory.khanacademy.org/leonardo-mona-lisa.html Michelangelo and Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, fresco, 1508-1512 (Vatican City, Rome) http://smarthistory.khanacademy.org/michelangelo.html http://smarthistory.khanacademy.org/sistine-chapel-ceiling.html http://www.vatican.va/various/cappelle/sistina_vr/index.html How To Write About Art: Art Criticism and Formal Analysis http://www.uwgb.edu/malloyk/art_criticism_and_formal_analysi.htm http://ualr.edu/arthistory/index.php/home/art-history-resources/guidelines-for-analysis-of-art/ http://smarthistory.khanacademy.org/skill-of-describing.html Recommended Resources (not required, but very helpful): Reliable websites for further research: http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/world-regions/#/08/Europe http://www.louvre.fr/en http://www.metmuseum.org/ http://www.moma.org/ Glossary of art terms: http://www.moma.org/learn/moma_learning/glossary Advanced thinking and writing about Art History—not required: http://writingaboutart.org/pages/formalanalysis.html Module 1 – Case INTRODUCTION TO VISUAL ANALYSIS AND RENAISSANCE ART Image of Mona Lisa: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/6a/Mona_Lisa.jpg Image of Sistine Chapel: http://www.thecaveonline.com/APEH/creation.gif The Renaissance was a rebirth of Greek and Roman culture, both of which placed the human at the center of the universe. Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisaand Michelangelo’s Ceiling from the Sistine Chapel are two famous artworks from the Renaissance that both reflect and respond to the resurgence of humanism in European history. Both depict the human body, but in very different ways. For this case assignment, give a formal analysis of these two artworks, focusing on how the human body is being represented. Use the required course materials to help you discuss, briefly, (1) the history of Renaissance art and these two artists in particular, (2) what humanism is, and (3) how Da Vinci and Michelangelo approach the representation of the human body differently. (*You can focus on any or all of the fresco paintings on Michelangelo’s ceiling; The Creation of Adam being the most famous.) It is important to note that this assignment is meant to introduce you to Art History and Art Criticism, so it is imperative that you begin exercising your ability to visually analyze. The required course materials under “How To Write About Art: Art Criticism and Formal Analysis” will get you started. Assignment Expectations • An explanation of the values—influences, themes, techniques, subjects—characteristic of the period or style under study. • Some information about how the social, political, or religious history of the period influenced its art and artists. • Biographical information about the artist whose work is assigned or (in SLP assignments) chosen for reflection. Here are five keys to writing a great case assignment! For each case paper in this course, please: 1. Make sure you fully address the case assignment prompt- don't just describe the painting and don’t forget to ‘really look’ at the painting. Be sure to respond to the expectations stated under "Learning Outcomes" in the Syllabus. 2. Apply ideas from the background readings to your analysis and discussion of the case assignment prompt. 3. Write, at minimum, three to four pages, not including images or references. 4. Include a separate cover page that includes your name, the course name, the module, and assignment name. 5. Set your format to 1" margins on all four sides, 12-point font, double spaced. 6. Include a separate cover AND reference page at the end that includes every website and article on which you base your information and analysis. In the reference list, please note that a URL with no additional information is not a complete reference. Over time, link root will make any URL useless. Each reference should contain all the information a reader would need to find the source