Barack Obama “Hope” Poster” by Shepard Fairey


– Under the wave off Kanagawa ( known as the Great Wave) by Katsushika Hokusai 

–  Marilyn Monroe by Andy Warhol 

– “Barack Obama “Hope” Poster” by  Shepard Fairey 

2. Describe the three artworks. Start with the Artist Name (or Culture if Unknown), Title, Date, and Medium/Media. Next, use language and art terminology to describe the visual appearance of these works– your reader should be able to visualize the art in their mind, based on your description. 

3. Analyze the three artworks.  What kind of artworks are these? What themes are they connected to? What is their purpose? 

4. Discuss other pertinent information regarding your selected artworks. This can include various cultures, historical periods, media,
techniques, artworks, and artist biographies, etc. Essentially, this is the context of the art– not the art itself.

5. Writing in first person, explain how your appreciation of art has increased since taking this class. Use your three selected artworks to help convince me! Why do we need art? What do your three selected artworks do for our society, our world, and for you?

6. Share your previous assumptions and thoughts or feelings about art, and compare those with your current viewpoints, now that you have studied some art.

Must be 1000 words minimum.