If you are submitting a RESEARCH PAPER:
Your paper will be around 6 pages double spaced. It will contain a THESIS STATEMENT, and three body sections: FORMAL ANALYSIS, ICONOGRAPHY, and ICONOLOGY. It will contain a BIBLIOGRAPHY and in-text citation. It will use either Chicago or MLA format.
If you are submitting an ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Your annotated bibliography will contain at least eight entries with a 300 word description of each source. Your bibliography will use either Chicago or MLA format.
For this week’s collaboration, please select an artwork for your independent research project. Your independent research project (WHICH IS NOT DUE THIS WEEK) will be EITHER a research paper on the artwork OR an annotated bibliography on the artwork. Your FINAL paper or annotated bibliography will be completed at the end of the term (IT IS NOT DUE THIS WEEK).
You may select ANY artwork for your project provided that it meets the following conditions:
1) It was created BEFORE 1400 C.E. (A.D. in the old system). PLEASE DOUBLE-CHECK YOUR DATES AND DO NOT SELECT AN ARTWORK FROM 1401 OR later. In other words, your artwork must be at least 620 years old.
2) It is a work from WESTERN civilization. This means that it was not created in East Asia, the Americas, or Africa. Your artwork must have been created in the areas which we study in this course (Middle East and Europe).
For your reply to this conversation:
First, EMBED an image of your artwork in your response (DO NOT ATTACH IMAGES). Label your artwork with title, date, artist if known, and current location (in other words, where is it now?).
Next, please explain in a few sentences WHY YOU SELECTED this work.
Any submissions which fail to meet any of the above requirements will earn zero points. PLEASE DOUBLE-CHECK your submission to make sure you have satisfied the parameters of the project!