Discuss the impact of World War I and World War II on the art of the twentieth century. Support your discussion with examples
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Discuss the impact of World War I and World War II on the art of the twentieth century. Support your discussion with examples of no less than five (5) artists.
Discuss the work of Rebecca Belmore, one of Canada’s leading Indigenous artists. What are the social and political concerns in Belmore’s work? Support your argument a full discussion of two of Belmore’s works.
Discuss body art at the end of the twentieth and the beginning of the twenty-first century. What are the concerns of the artist? How are these represented in their work. In your paper you should present the work of at least two artists who primarily use the body in their work, whatever medium or discipline they choose.
Discuss artists who work is about the environment and climate change. How do these individuals use their art to try and promote human understanding and change? In your paper you should present the work of at least three artists who are environmentalists and who follow the ideology of Environmental Humanism.
Choose a contemporary Canadian Indigenous artist. You are to discuss the social and political concerns inherent in their work. What is their message? How do they believe that art can institute social change and awareness? You must discuss at least two distinct examples of the artist and their work to support your argument.
Choose a contemporary Canadian artist. You are to discuss the social context in which they create their work. What do they hope to accomplish with their art and what is the message? You are to choose three distinct works of the artist in order to support your statements and discussion.
Is it craft or is it art? Choose the work of a Canadian working in a medium/discipline other than painting, sculpture, or architecture. Discuss their practice in relation to the materials and processes the artist uses. How has traditional craft influenced their work? What is the social and cultural context in which they create? Provide three to four examples to support your discussion.
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