Art 401 Gender, Art & Western Civilization

Assignments & Readings

 
To earn full credit on writing assignments, essays should:
  • Be 4 to 5 pages, double-spaced, 12 pt. font, and 1” margins on all sides;
  • Identify works of art with artistic attribution, underlined or italicized titles, and dates (in that order), when possible;
  • Attempt to address most questions from the essay prompt;
  • Include two or more properly formatted Chicago Manual of Style footnote citations to credible, scholarly, college level materials. (Works of art should not be cited unless a point is being made concerning different versions or installations of the work.);
  • Present a clear thesis and offer visual and/or scholarly evidence to support your claims; and
  • Offer personal insights that demonstrate thoughtful engagement with the subject & reading materials.

 

Due Date
 
August 31
September 2
Chadwick: Preface & Introduction
 
September 7
September 9
Broude & Garrard: Introduction
 
September 14
Chadwick: Chapter 1
September 16
Chadwick: Chapter 2
 
September 21
Writing Art Histories
 
"Approaches to Art"
 
  • Count Infographic Due
September 23
Chadwick: Chapter 3
Broude & Garrard: "Here’s Looking at Me"
Broude & Garrard: "Antique Heroines of Sirani"
 
September 28
Broude & Garrard: "Artemisia’s Hand"
 
  • Quiz 1 Due @ midnight on Canvas
September 30
Chadwick: Chapter 4
 
October 5
Chadwick: Chapters 4 & 5
 
Broude & Garrard: "Depoliticizing Women"
 
  • Essay 1 Due
October 7
Broude & Garrard: "Portrait of the Queen: Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun’s Marie Antoinette en Chemise"
 
October 12
View Scalar video tutorials on Canvas
October 14
Chadwick: Chapters 6 & 7
 
October 19
Chadwick: Chapter 8
 
  • Scalar Compendium Post 1 Due
October 21
Broude & Garrard: Selling, Seduction, and Soliciting The Eye
 
Chadwick: Chapter 9
 
October 26
"Posing Modernity"
 
  • Quiz 2 Due @ midnight on Canvas
October 28
Broude & Garrard: "The New Woman in Hoch’s Photomontages"
 
November 2
Broude & Garrard: "New Encounters with Les Demoiselles D’Avginon"
November 4
Broude & Garrard: "Claude Cahun, Marcel Moore, and the Collaborative Construction of a Lesbian Identity"
 
November 9
Broude & Garrard: "Louise Bourgeois’s Femmes Maisons"
November 11
Chadwick: Chapter 11
 
November 16
Broude & Garrard: "Reconsidering the Stain: On Gender and the Body in Helen Frankenthaler’s Painting"
 
  • Quiz 3 Due @ midnight on Canvas
November 18
Broude & Garrard: Minimalism and Biography
 
November 30
 
  • Essay 2 Due
December 2
Chadwick: Chapter 13 & 14
 
December 7
Chadwick: Chapters 15
 
Broude & Garrard: "Shirin Neshat"
 
  • Scalar Compendium Post 2 Due
December 9
Chadwick Chapter 16
 
* optional reading

 

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