Please select TWO artworks from this week’s powerpoint. In a three-page essay, you will compare these two objects. You will create a thesis statement that proposes the reason for one significant similarity OR difference between your two objects. As you will see, your choices should have ONE OBVIOUS SIMILARITY OR OBVIOUS DIFFERENCE.
FORMAT OF THE ESSAY:
PARAGRAPH ONE: Introduce your objects and state your thesis. Your thesis will explain the REASON for one similarity OR one difference between your art objects.
BODY PARAGRAPHS (between 3 and 6 paragraphs): Each body paragraph will describe BOTH objects in terms of ONE category of formal analysis (line, shape, texture, etc.)
SYNTHESIS PARAGRAPHS (between 2 and 4 paragraphs): You will propose a reason for the significant visual similarity or difference between your objects. Remember, your thesis will be SPECULATIVE and RELY ON THE VISUAL APPEARANCE OF BOTH OBJECTS.
SUMMARY PARAGRAPH: RESTATE your thesis.
Papers must be double-spaced in 12 pt. Times New Roman font.
Cimabue. Virgin and Child Enthroned. C. 1280. 12’ 7” x 7’ 4”.
Giotto di Bondone. Virgin and Child Enthroned. 1305–1310. 10’ 8″ × 6’ 8 ¼”