ART 110 Arapahoe Community College Jacob Lawrence Art Essay

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Step 1: Conduct a search on the art of Jacob Lawrence on the Smithsonian American Art Museum website. Review all of Lawrence’s works and read his biographical material. Then, choose one painting or drawing you would like to focus on for this assignment. All Essay assignments in this course require that you include at least one relevant, properly captioned and cited image file in your document.Step 2: First, summarize Jacob Lawrence’s works, style, and inspirations in a thesis statement. Next, in approximately 400 words, identify one major painting, drawing, or print by Jacob Lawrence and discuss the work’s visual characteristics using the DICP method explained in your Writing Skills Development portion of Module 1. (DICP stands for Description, Iconography, Context, and Point of View.) Then, in another approximately 400 words, explain how Jacob Lawrence’s works tell personal stories about the era in which he lived. Base your summary on information you have found from the recommended sites as well as those you’ve found on your own. How did the political and social climate of the time in which he worked affect his subjects and the manner in which he designed, composed, and painted them? Finally, conclude by explaining what you first thought of Lawrence’s art and how your opinion was altered by what your research and newly discovered historical, cultural, and compositional contexts revealed. Add work cited page. (MLA Format)

Tags:
Harlem Renaissance

african american history

Jacob Lawrence

historical research

American Art Museum

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