Here it is, too—DUE Dec 2: Assign. #8_Semi-Weekly Writing Assignment_ Enlightenment/19th C.

Here it is, too—DUE Dec 2: 

Assign. #8_Semi-Weekly Writing Assignment_ Enlightenment/19th C. (Industrial)

Choose one object from and write a focused essay telling me why it is important within that culture. Please have a title that reflects your argument (i.e. why it is important to that culture). Please have a clear first sentence that states how you are going to argue that object is important. Please support this statement with evidence throughout your essay. I.e. shape your essay so that it includes things that support your argument.

 

Note please select one object only from following list and please think about your choice and what your main point would be before you write. I want a really focused essay with thesis. Think carefully about title. Think carefully about thesis. Write focused essay. Stay on topic.

 

a) David, Oath of the Horatii

b) Jacques-Louis David, The Death of Marat

c) Kauffmann, Cornelia Presenting Her Children as Her Treasures

d) Soufflot, The Panthéon, Paris

e) Delacroix, The Death of Sardanapalus

f) Géricault, Raft of the Medusa

g) Turner, Slave Ship

h) Turner, Rain, Steam, and Speed – The Great Western Railway

Introduction

 

Read:

A Beginner’s Guide to the Age of Enlightenment

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/renaissance-reformation/rococo-neoclassicism/rococo/a/a-beginners-guide-to-the-age-of-enlightenment

 

Read:

Wright of Derby, A Philosopher Lecturing on the Orrery

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/renaissance-reformation/britain-18c/britain-ageof-revolution/a/wright-of-derby-a-philosopher-lecturing-on-the-orrery

 

Rococo

 

Watch: (5:11)

Fragonard, The Meeting

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/renaissance-reformation/rococo-neoclassicism/rococo/v/jean-honor-fragonard-the-progress-of-love-the-meeting-1771-1773

 

Neoclassicism

 

Read:

Neoclassicism, An Introduction

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/renaissance-reformation/rococo-neoclassicism/neo-classicism/a/neoclassicism-an-introduction

 

Watch: (6:23)

David, Oath of the Horatii

https://youtu.be/qfAga9DAuU4

 

Read:

David, Oath of the Horatii

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/renaissance-reformation/rococo-neoclassicism/neo-classicism/a/david-oath-of-the-horatii

 

Watch: (6:22)

Jacques-Louis David, The Death of Marat

https://youtu.be/Hw2_hv439Fg

 

Read:

David and The Death of Marat

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/renaissance-reformation/rococo-neoclassicism/neo-classicism/a/david-and-the-death-of-marat

 

Read:

David, Napoleon Crossing the Alps

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/renaissance-reformation/rococo-neoclassicism/neo-classicism/a/david-napoleon-crossing-the-alps

 

Read:

Kauffmann, Cornelia Presenting Her Children as Her Treasures

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/renaissance-reformation/rococo-neoclassicism/neo-classicism/a/kauffmann-cornelia-presenting-her-children-as-her-treasures

 

Read:

Vignon, Church of La Madeleine

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/renaissance-reformation/rococo-neoclassicism/neo-classicism/a/vignon-church-of-la-madeleine

 

Read:

Soufflot, The Panthéon, Paris

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/renaissance-reformation/rococo-neoclassicism/neo-classicism/a/soufflot-the-panthon-paris

 

Nineteenth Century

 

Read:

Becoming Modern

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/becoming-modern/introduction-becoming-modern/becoming-modern1/a/becoming-modern

 

Watch: (5:48)

Unlock Art: Where are the Women?

https://youtu.be/AbUkraQIYv8

 

Read: (optional; a problematic concept)

Orientalism

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/becoming-modern/introduction-becoming-modern/issues-in-19th-century-art/a/orientalism

 

Read: (optional)

A Beginner’s Guide to Romanticism

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/becoming-modern/romanticism/romanticism-intro/a/a-beginners-guide-to-romanticism

 

Read:

Goya, The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/becoming-modern/romanticism/romanticism-in-spain/a/goya-the-sleep-of-reason-produces-monsters

 

 

Read: (optional)

Goya, And There’s Nothing to be Done (from the Disasters of War)

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/becoming-modern/romanticism/romanticism-in-spain/a/goya-disasters-of-war

 

Read: (optional)

Goya, Third of May, 1808

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/becoming-modern/romanticism/romanticism-in-spain/a/goya-third-of-may-1808

 

Watch: (3:43)

Delacroix, The Death of Sardanapalus

https://youtu.be/iDBJK0y8vb0

 

Watch: (6:35)

Géricault, Raft of the Medusa

https://youtu.be/jlVBaqyGKMs

 

Read: (optional)

Henry Fuseli, The Nightmare

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/becoming-modern/romanticism/romanticism-in-england/a/henry-fuseli-the-nightmare

 

Watch: (4:01) (Very Important)

Turner, Slave Ship

https://youtu.be/NoCW80MEGXY

 

Watch: (4:25) (Important)

Turner, Rain, Steam, and Speed – The Great Western Railway

https://youtu.be/pPsqUFuysbU

 

 

Watch: (4:05)

Friedrich, Monk by the Sea

https://youtu.be/XkcHktjqI1s

 

Read:

Friedrich, Monk By The Sea

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/becoming-modern/romanticism/romanticism-in-germany/a/friedrich-monk-by-the-sea

 

Watch: (4:21) (optional?:))—really some interesting ideas

Friedrich, Abbey among Oak Trees

https://youtu.be/_DgeQ7rpIHI

 

Watch: (5:44)

Early Photography: Making Daguerreotypes

https://youtu.be/N0Ambe4FwQk

 

Read:

Haussmann the Demolisher and the Creation of Modern Paris

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/becoming-modern/avant-garde-france/second-empire/a/haussmann-the-demolisher-and-the-creation-of-modern-paris

 

I will stop here—we will still have a bit of Nineteenth Century Next Week as well, maybe.