Visiting WSU Visual Art Venues
Please just solve the 1st part which is the 2nd graded assignment and you will need to see the 2nd part which is the 3rd graded assignment. (check the instructions to understand)
if you need anything just ask.
1st part is just Thesis.
Next time I will make a new order to complete it.
I will ask for you to do the 2nd part that’s why, it is important to understand the 1st part!
2nd part is the essay that should be built from the thesis!
Dr H Meredith
FA 101 Guidelines for 2nd and 3rd Graded Assignment – Visiting WSU Visual Art Venues
The 2nd and 3rd Graded Assignments are connected. It is, therefore, important that you understand the questions asked for the 3rd Graded Assignment before you begin work on the 2nd Graded Assignment.
The aim is that you prepare a claim, thesis or argument and annotated bibliography first. Get feedback on both and revise your thesis before beginning your essay.
All required parts of the 2nd Graded Assignment:
▪ State your claim, thesis or argument.
▪ Annotated Bibliography with three (3) sources. Sources should include electronic and print sources. This can mean 1 electronic and 2 print or vice versa.
Include the following for each source:
1. Complete reference using Chicago style
2. A sentence or two about the credibility of the source.
3. A sentence or two summarizing the author’s argument.
4. A sentence or two explaining how it relates to your argument.
For the 17th edition of the Chicago Style Guide see:
The above is all that is due for this assignment.
3rd Graded Assignment:
▪ Essay (excluding photos and/or sketches): 2-2 ½ pages typed, double-spaced, 12 point Times New Roman font with 1 inch margins on all sides and page numbers.
▪ Photos and/or sketches should follow the essay. Please include figure numbers, captions and sources for each. See example below.
1. Choose one piece of visual art displayed on campus from any time period (e.g., ancient, contemporary, etc.). I encourage you to revisit one of the pieces you chose for an earlier assignment. You should select a work of visual art, not music or writing, but primarily visual art from the WSU campus. For example, WSU’s Fine Arts building Locker Gallery, WSU’s Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, SEB Art Gallery in the CUB, WSU’s Fine Arts building Gallery 2, performance in Gallery 3, etc. Include the name of the collection, museum, gallery, etc. where your chosen piece is located. If you chose a work of public art (art out-of-doors) without an easy to find label, then create a descriptive title for your work.
For example, ‘the person composed of books in front of the Holland and Terrell Library…’
2. Provide basic identifying information about your chosen work. This includes the name of the artist, title italicized (if given by the artist or a descriptive title if anonymous and/or from antiquity), date or date range, medium, size, location, museum or collection. Include the source for your image. Each image (whether a photo or sketch) should include a figure number and caption (see example below) beneath the image. Include a caption for every image, detail, point of view, photo and sketch. Example caption with source:
Figure 1: Leonardo da Vinci, Mona Lisa, c. 1503-1519, oil painting on wood, 2′ 6″ x 1′ 9″
Louvre, France. (Source: Louvre, Paris. Accessed 29th August 2019. https://www.louvre.fr/en/oeuvre-notices/mona-lisa-portrait-lisa-gherardini-wife-francesco-del-giocondo)
Captions for two views of the same piece may be nearly identical. The only difference may be one images includes the full-length standing figure, and the second image is a detail of the sculpture’s head, for example. This difference would be reflected in your titles.
If you sketched an image then the source for that image would be ‘the Author’.
3. Use three terms from the textbook. Cite page numbers from the textbook each time you define a term. The aim is to apply terms learned from readings and from class to an example of visual art experienced in person. Consider for example: line, colour, balance, variety, rhythm, unity, perspective, etc.
– Cite in the body of the essay as follows: ‘The term hue is defined as …’1
– In the Works Cited page you should cite the textbook for their definition of terms. Use Chicago style to cite this work. This is the only specific source required. The other sources permitted are for each image. NOTE that you will *not* be using sources from your annotated bibliography! (See Blackboard for information about the version of Chicago style we are using). Please do not conduct additional research for this essay. Essays will be penalized for using additional sources. This assignment is about your observation and application of terms used.
4. Photograph and/or sketch your piece from multiple angles. For example, from all sides, three-quarter view, details, above, below, inside, etc. Include at least two images and refer to visual passages in your discussion of the visual evidence. For example, discussing size: ‘the head of the figure composed of books (include a detail of the profile with a person to indicate scale)…’
5. What do you think the artist(s) or architect(s) main message was for the viewer?
6. How does the presentation of visual evidence support your conclusion?
7. Come up with a claim, thesis or argument. Make this the backbone of your essay. State it in the introduction and return to it in each topic sentence. Return to it again in the conclusion.
Give your paper a title. Not ‘Essay’ or ‘Graded Assignment’ but a title that reflects your
responses to questions 5 and 6 above.
Reminders: Essays should be around 2 – 2 ½ pages. There is no required word limit.
Do not number or use bullet points. Instead respond to the questions above in essay form. By that I mean they should have the following: (1) a title that reflects your thesis (not Graded Assignment), (2) introduction, (3) thesis – underline your thesis (4) three terms, (5) conclusion, (6) ‘Works Cited’ page citing the textbook and including any source cited for each image using Chicago style, and (7) ‘Appendix of Images’ with images of at least two works, each with a figure number, caption and source.
1 Gordon, 2019: 123.
If your thesis is not underlined you will be penalized. This penalty is in place in order to remind you to focus on clarifying your thesis!
Turn your essay and images in as a single pdf on Blackboard.
Please see the syllabus for the deadline.
Title of the essay at the top of the page before your essay begins (not on a separate page)
Essay continues and concludes
‘Works Cited’ page
‘Appendix of Images’ page(s)
Figure 1: Caption + Source
Figure 2: Caption + Source