I’m working on a Art & Design exercise and need support.
min of 500 words
In chapters 4.7 and 4.8 and in the videos you are provided examples of how art is utilized as a means of
expression during times of war and as a form of social or political protest. Find one (1) specific artwork
referenced in the video “Conflict and Resistance” and one (1) specific artwork in the assigned textbook
chapters. The chosen works should be examples that you feel are persuasive in conveying a
message AND/OR ones that you believe were less successful. Compose a short essay which
compares the selected works, using the following questions to help guide your response:
a. Identify the artworks chosen (artist, title, medium and date).
b. What messages do the works seek to convey? In your discussion, you must include pertinent
contextual information such as the period of art and historical context in which the particular
artworks were made.
c. Include a discussion of how the artwork’s materials (medium) affects the message and
reception of the works.
d. What elements cause the works to be either successfully and/or unsuccessfully powerful or
persuasive? How do the works compare? Consider elements such as subject matter, aesthetic
choices, composition, etc. Be specific and use visual and contextual evidence to support your
e. Finally, do you believe artists have a role or responsibility in times of conflict or violence?