Art and Design Assignment

Using 100-200 words, answer the following questions.

Part A

Does Michelangelo’s sculpture, PIETA, demonstrate more Hellenic or Hellenistic qualities? Or, does it contain qualities from both sculpture periods? Don’t forget to defend your answers referencing the themes of the Hellenics and Hellenistics as discussed in this module and defend your opinion with this formula:

  1. Make a claim.
  2. Explain what you mean by this claim or statement.
  3. Illustrate your claim or statement by pointing out specific parts of the sculpture(s) that demonstrate and prove your claim and discuss this.

Part B

Using 100-200 words, choosing the sculpture Dontatello for this part? Name this sculpture and its author. Why is this your favorite? What qualities does it have that you like? Is it full-round or relief? What kind of mass does it have? How does the form create the line?