ARTS 100 Week 2 Visual Arts Portfolio
Create a portfolio of six works of art and architecture organized under one of the following themes:
- Highlights of art and architecture from the Italian Renaissance
- Works from the Capitol: the art and architecture of Washington, D.C.
Write a brief four- to six-sentence description of each work of art or architecture that includes a description of its formal elements, the type of media or material used, and an overview of the subject or style of the work of art or architecture.
Use Google Cultural Institute to help you on this assignment. You may use the websites of museums, cultural institutions, or other academic online resources as inspiration. To useGoogle Cultural Institute, you must register at the site. This will allow you to select images and create your own gallery. On the Google Cultural Institute pages, browse and search images and save them by clicking on the plus sign located above the image, near the title. Once you have your selection of images, click on “Create your own galleries…” or “My Galleries” to create a gallery using the images you have saved. When creating your gallery, you must add a description to each work to fulfill the requirements of this assignment; do this by clicking “Edit” under each image when in your gallery. Finally, you must make your gallery public to share it; do this by clicking on “Private” and then copy the url of your gallery page from the address bar and submit this to your instructor.
Submit the written descriptions of each artwork in a word document using APA formatting and supporting citations. Include the link to your Google Cultural Institute gallery in this document.
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