Select an artist to give a ten minute presentation about
Artist: Mary Cassatt
Project: 1.Select an artist to give a ten minute presentation about, artists must be approved. The artist needs to be a professional artist that actively exhibits in museums and galleries. No artists from Deviant Art or similar sites.2.The artist that you choose may either be a figure from history or a contemporary artist.3.Your presentation should cover the artists entire career and not just be a snapshot of a particular moment 4. Students must evaluate the artists work from both a formal level and content level. Students should research writings by the artist and writings about the artist in order to help provide a context for the work.5.The final presentation should be a thorough overview of the artists practice and include a variety of artwork images that student evaluates and provides context for.
The student may choose to create comparisons between their artists work and other artists as well.6.Students should also look into any critiques of the artist and have an understanding of why the work has been praised or criticized.