Art History Assignment This assignment requires you to write an essay of 5 typed pages in which you discuss the life and work of a certain artist. You will follow the essay form, including quotes, and work cited. Your thesis will explain why this artist is important to the art world, and the body will discuss his/her life and work. In the body section of the paper, you will need to discuss the artist’s life in several paragraphs, the school of art ( “ism” ) associated with the artist (in this paragraph you need to 1 )define and describe the “ism”, discuss the artist’s role in it, and mention other artists also categorized as such) , and a paragraph on his work in general, and three paragraphs analyzing in detail at least three works of the artist (for each, describe, place in a career context, give your own thoughts on the work- -you can use “I” here- -connect with the “ism”.
Quote from critics/writers concerning the works when possible. If possible, include copies of the works you discuss in your paper.
You will quote from five or more sources that will be listed on the works cited page.
Please remember that you will need two book sources included in the total number of sources used.