Write about the painting by Joan Mitchell, Cercando un Ago. Discuss the artist, medium, date/period, and style. Talk about the elements of art used (line, shape, form, texture, space, color value). Design principles used (unity, variety, focal point/emphasis, balance, rhythm, scale, and proportion). Also, does the painting send a message? Does it make a statement? Is there any iconography involved? In other words, pick the painting apart and discuss it in extreme detail
Write about the differences between sculpture, installation, and site-specific art and write about them in detail. Again, discuss the artist, medium, date/period, and style. Be specific in how they differ. What are their meanings? Do they make a statement?
In detail, discuss how Romanesque architecture differs from Gothic architecture. Then, choose one structure from each and discuss it (architect, materials used, date/period and function. Utilize architecture terminology in your answer.
Choose any non-Western art piece (painting, sculpture, architecture, etc.) and describe why you chose it. Again, name the artist/architect, medium, date/period, style, meaning, etc. Non-Western art includes art from Africa, India, China, Japan, Korea, Oceana (The Pacific), The Americas (Central America, American Southwest, the Caribbean).