Times Roman and World Cultures

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Self-Portraits. Journal. The Renaissance artists Titian, Rembrandt, and Durer have each painted self-portraits. Imagine yourself as one of these artists (or another artist of your choice that has painted a self-portrait) and write a journal expressing your thoughts on “your” art (in other words, the journal entries the artist would probably write.) (1) Explain “your” primary reason for painting a self-portrait. (2) Describe “your” artistic choices in composition: use of color, space, etc. (3) Explain what the portrait represents about “you” (as the artist.) (4) Explain “your” choices of subject with regard to at least three other specific pieces “you” have painted.

The Project Paper will be graded on:
1. The level to which the instructions were followed.
2. The extent to which all four (4) parts in the topic were addressed. 3. The adequacy of information, examples, and details which support the general claim or main idea. 4. The relevance of the explanations and descriptions.

5. The inclusion of three (3) required references (two additional sources besides your textbook) documented using APA style. 6. Adherence to standard rules of grammar, punctuation, and mechanics.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
 Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; references must follow APA Style format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions specific to the selected topic.  Include a cover page containing the tile of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:  Explain how key social, cultural, and artistic contributions contribute to historical changes.  Explain the importance of situating a society’s cultural and artistic expressions within a...
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