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Artist Report Instructions

The student will write a 2-page research-based paper in current MLA format that focuses on 1 of the following artists that was introduced in chapter 7 or 8. Please choose from 1 of the following artists:

Jacob Lawrence

Susan Rothenberg

Albrecht Durer

Rembrandt Van Rijn

Philip Guston

Ed Ruscha

Mary Cassatt

Channing Hansen

The research paper must include at least 3 scholarly references in addition to the course textbooks and the Bible.

Paper Instructions

The format for the paper must follow the basic guidelines below:

Title Page: Include an image of your chosen artist’s work, as well as the year created, title of the work, medium, dimensions, and current location of the work.

Artist Biography: Include their year of birth/death, place of birth, family history, institutions of study, and biographical information of importance.

Art Movement: What art movement is the artist associated with? Describe the tenets that define that particular art movement.

Art Critics: What do art historians, art professionals and/or art critics say about your chosen artist and their body of work?

Personal Thoughts and Conclusion: What are your thoughts about the work? Some suggestions to write to about: Do you like or dislike the work? Why or why not? Are there any spiritual aspects to the work? Does the work evoke any feeling or emotion in the viewer? Does the work stimulate your intellect? What are the strengths/weaknesses of the artists body of work.

As always, proper spelling, grammar and sentence structure are of utmost importance.

The Artist Report must be completed by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Monday of Module/Week 2.