Jackson Pollock Autumn Rhythm and Barnett Newman

Jackson Pollock Autumn Rhythm and Barnett Newman and Eva Hesse Hang Up and Donald Judd.

Students will write a paper that compares two works of art – as per the common course assessment

Compare and contrast two selected art works in a 1000 – 1500 words research paper.

Through your paper, answer the following questions;

CLO 2: Demonstrate an understanding of the diversity of art and architectural forms as determined by period, style, cultural and historical concerns.

• Give some background about the artists (and if there is no artist listed – then about the time period & culture).
• What are the different cultures represented in these artworks?
• How have culture/politics/time period shaped these artworks – give the context?
• Are there any historical details or events that the artworks have in common (for example both created in times of war?)
• Are these artworks part of a certain style of genre (what are the common elements of that style?)
• What is the subject of the artwork?

CLO 3: Meaningfully apply approaches and theories to a work in written assignments, discussions and presentations.

Jackson Pollock Autumn Rhythm and Barnett Newman

• Give some background about the artists (and if there is no artist listed – then about the time period & culture).
• What are the different cultures represented in these artworks?
• How have culture/politics/time period shaped these artworks – give the context?
• Are there any historical details or events that the artworks have in common (for example both created in times of war?)
• Are these artworks part of a certain style of genre (what are the common elements of that style?)
• What is the subject of the artwork?

I. Introduction—please provide a paragraph or two to introduce the subject of your paper. Tell the reader what is included in the essay and the order in which it appears. You should write this after the rest of the paper is complete. Once you know what you have written in the essay, it will be easier to add an introduction.
II. Historical importance of the artists—write about why the artists are studied.
III. Analysis of the two works—address the questions below:
a. What is the subject of the artwork?
b. Are these artworks part of a certain style of genre (what are the common elements of that style?)
c. What are the different cultures represented in these artworks?
d. How have culture/politics/time period shaped these artworks – give the context?
e. Explain the similarities and differences between the two works of art you are discussing.

IV. Conclusion—write a paragraph in which you think up of way to end your research of this artist. It should be an analysis of what scholars have written about the works and what you have learned through researching it. Your point of view is important to express here!
V. Bibliography—for this paper, I would like you to only use books or periodicals you find in the library or through the library’s website (if possible). Try to not use Wikipedia. You should include at least 3 references.

!!SOME LINKS WEBSITES TO USE IN THE RESEARCH PAPER!!
(for Eva Hesse Hang Up and Donald Judd)
https://www.nytimes.com/2006/05/12/arts/design/12hess.html
https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-transformative-career-eva-hesse
(for Jackson Pollock Autumn Rhythm and Barnett Newman)
https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/488978
http://www.webexhibits.org/colorart/abstract-expressionism.html
https://www.theartstory.org/movement/abstract-expressionism/artworks/
PLEASE DO FOCUS ON THE FACT THAT WE ARE COMPARING 2 ART WORKS ( a painting called AUTUMN RHYTHM BY JACKSON POLLOK and EVA HESSE UNTITLED ROPE PIECE