|Experimental Typographer Frank Ford : A 5 page
that explores the historical background and artistic content
of three of Fords typographical fonts. Bibliography lists 4
sources, including Fords personal description of this art.
Images Of Alexander the
GreatA View To The Past :
A 5 page essay which examines 2 pictures of Alexander the
Great--a fourteenth-century painting entitled Alexander
Battling the Fur of Hind and a sixteenth-century woodcut
print entitled The Three Good Pagans. The paper
describes the two works of art in detail and explores what
may be surmised from a close examination of these two
works. No bibliography. Alexgrat.wps
Sidewalk Art / Value to Children & Community :
A 5 page essay on the value that sidewalk art plays in
community-building. The author pays particular attention
to the effects of participation on children, including briefly
reviewing a study on arts participation. Also referenced is
the work of Sidewalk Sam. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
Maya Lin Architect Of The Vietnam Memorial :
This 5 page report discusses Maya Lin, the woman who
designed the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C. while
still only an undergraduate student at Yale. Her
accomplishments serve as a powerful metaphor for the
American womens movement which has shown the power
a unique womans vision can present for an entire nation.
Bibliography lists 5 sources. Mayalin.wps
Geometric Vases / Male and Female Representation :
An 8 page research paper on the Geometric vase era and
how male and female figures were treated by the Greek
artists. The writer traces a progression in treatment
between the early, middle and late Geometric periods.
Some of the art pieces considered include the amphoras and
red-figure vases of the Dyplon Master, the Francois Vase,
Meneleas and Helen, and the Great Calyx Krater.
Bibliography lists 5 sources. Cngeomet.wps
The N.M.A.A. / Smithsonian : A 2 page overview of
individual galleries and collective exhibits at the National
Museum of American Art of the Smithsonian Institute in
Washington, D.C. The history and purpose of the Renwick
Gallery are examined most closely. No Bibliography.
Trip / Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art : 3 pages
of analytical reaction to works on display at New York
City's Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art. Included in
the discussion are Max Beckmann's (1932-33) work
entitled "Departure," Giacomo's "Street Light," and others.
No Bibliography. Modernar.wps
Trip / Metropolitan Museum of Art # 1 : Written
visit to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City,
this 3 page essay examines works on display of various
European painters including : ElGreco, Picasso, and
Renoir. No bibliography. Metmuse.wps
Trip / Metropolitan Museum of Art # 2 :
3 page reaction
from a visit to New York City's Metropolitan Museum of
Art. Specific works from various periods are discussed and
analyzed in light of their culture and artistic content.
Included are works from the Greek & Roman, African, and
Japanese wings and galleries. No Bibliography.
Trip / Met Museum of Art # 3 / Sphinx of Senwosret III :
In this 5 page paper, the writer explicates a specific piece in
NY's Metropolitan Museum of Art : The Sphinx of
Senwosret III - a sculpting of a powerful Egyptian spirit
used by Pharaohs. Discussed are the shape, form, history,
materials, durability over time, wear, effect, meaning,
color, and more. Bibliography lists 3 sources used to
support the writer's discussion of the Sphinx's history.