ARTH 100 – Art Appreciation Midterm Essay (1500 words)
comparison of satirical figures.
The aim of this essay is to research and
chronicle the history of a recurring image or concept in art history.
Examples of recurring images or themes may be
the Monarch of the Glen, royal figures, biblical figures or stories,
self-portraits, burials, or even something as simple as cats.
Begin your essay with a list of images you’re
Including the title and artist,
Thesis statement that describes your main points
on the work.
Next, describe and compare the images to each
Include the date in which it was completed (and
don’t forget to mention the medium!) and what purpose the art may have served
at the time.
Try to avoid simply dedicating a paragraph or
two to each image alone and then spit-balling a brief compare/contrast at the
end. Instead, keep the comparison
between images active throughout the essay while describing each image
the essay with a concluding paragraph that highlights the primary similarities
and differences in your points.
I also ask that you embed each of your images at
the end of your essay along with the artist name, title, medium, and date completed
under each image.