Name Joshua MacAnespie
In this project, you will create and deliver a presentation to demonstrate an understanding of how works of art reflect the culture, politics, religion, and artistic movements of the times in which the artists created them.
Virtual Diego Rivera Web Museum http://redirect.platoweb.com/337736 Frescoes in the Sistine Chapel by Michelangelo http://redirect.platoweb.com/337737 creating and delivering a presentation http://redirect.platoweb.com/337484 Introduction
You will review two artists from different historical periods. Using your understanding of the works of art, the artists who created them, and the periods in which the artists created the artworks, you will formulate your opinions and then create and deliver a presentation.
In this project, you will create and deliver a presentation that answers this question: Michelangelo’s frescoes in the Sistine Chapel and Diego Rivera’s murals reflect various aspects of the times in which the artists lived and worked. How do the works of these two artists express the culture, politics, religion, and artistic movements of their time?
Art History and Appreciation Course Project 1 of 4
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Think about the different historical periods that you have studied during this art history and appreciation course. Consider the following questions:
How do artists use their media, tools, and creativity to express the period in which they live and work?
How do political events such as war, peace, and changes in political power affect the art of the time?
How do cultural and religious beliefs shape the artistic expression of the