Art wk 5 1. Attack or defend the following assertion and support your position with properly supported evidence and using appropriate technical vocabulary and concepts. “While the Roman Empire

Art wk 5

1. Attack or defend the following assertion and support your position with properly supported evidence and using appropriate technical vocabulary and concepts. 

     “While the Roman Empire did influence and change many aspects of those people it conquered, it also incorporated and was changed by those cultures and people.  This mutual adaptation can be seen in various art forms.”

2. Identify the impact of the crusades on a specific art form.  Provide evidence of this impact and describe the transformation using the proper vocabulary.

3. Select a new art form or radical change to an art form from this period that is impressive to you. (Consider the art of the Americas as well as Europe, Asia, Africa, and the rest of the world.)  Provide a critical analysis of this art form with attention to form, function, and aesthetics.

4. Religion and spirituality continued to play a major role in the arts during this period.  Focus on the impact of the Buddha on the arts.  When and where are the most significant examples of this influence?  Be specific and do not limit yourself to just one art form.

5. Study the impact Charlemagne and the other rulers of Carolingian period had on art and the role of art in society.  While the period was relatively short, it had a significant impact.  Identify, justify, and describe at least two of the most significant lasting influences of these rulers to the arts.  Be specific and describe the impact focusing on form, function, and aesthetics.