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Hokusai's The Great Wave Off Kanagawa vs. Degas' The Tub (Example)

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Student’s name ID number Class title Instructor’s name Date Hokusai’s “The great wave off Kanagawa” vs. Degas’ “The tub” Hokusai is a Japanese painter born in 1760 in Edo Japan (Guth). In his time he use various names before he settled with the name Hokusai in 1797. One of the most phenomenal works of art that Hokusai did in his life is "under the wave off Kanagawa " which was part of a sequence of prints called "thirty-six views of Mount Fuji. The series features the great wave that makes the majestic Fuji Mountain look like a small triangular mound within its hollow crest. The series underwent publication between 1830 and 1833 (King). "The tub" is a series of pastels created in the 80s by a French artist called Edgar Degas (Rich). Edgar was among those who started impressionism. The series is one of the most recent works of distorted due to the numerous recreations that have been done by various individuals over the years the main themes can never die. Due to their creative artistic designs the two are going to be in the books of history for a long time to come. Works Cited Corden Kenneth and Bill Morton. One Hundred Great Paintings: Bathing. Princeton: Films for the Humanities & Sciences  1980. Print. Friswell Richard. "Museum of Fine Arts Boston with Comprehensive Exhibit of Edgar Degas Nudes." ARTES MAGAZINE. Museum of fine arts Boston  2011. Web. 9 May 2016. Guth Christine. Hokusai's Great Wave: Biography of a Global Icon. N.p.  2015. Print. King James. Beyond the Great Wave: The Japanese Landscape Print 1727-1960. Bern [Switzerland: Peter Lang  2010. Print. Rich Daniel C. Edgar-hilaire-germain Degas. New York: H.N. Abrams  1985. Print. Wanczura Dieter. "The Great Wave by Hokusai - Artelino." Auctions of Japanese Prints - Artelino  2014. Web. 9 May 2016. [...]

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TEXT Your essay MUST: * Be a minimum of 3-5 pages excluding illustrations, headings and paragraph breaks. * Be spell-checked and grammar-checked and proofread for errors not caught by computer. * Include a heading containing your full name, ID number, class title & section, date, and instructor's name. * Be typed and double-spaced, 12-point, Times New Roman font. * Be posted directly into the discussion text box AND attached as a Microsoft Word document. * Cite references used according to MLA style. Students are encouraged to use A Writer's Reference by Diana Hacker for help with MLA style, revision, punctuation and sentence style and A Short Guide to Writing About Art by Sylvan Barnett for specific help with comparing and contrasting artwork. (For more information about MLA style please contact the Writing Lab or reference the following internet site: * Meet the criteria above to be accepted for grading. Work that does not meet the criteria will be immediately returned to the student. Students are encouraged to visit the Writing Lab or Online Writing Lab (OWL) for help. ORGANIZATION Structure your essay so that it covers the following elements: * Introduction including a thesis statement. This is the main point of your essay and tells your reader what you are going to cover in the essay. * Cultural context of both artworks/ period style (politics, society, religion, etc.) * Stylistic characteristics of both artworks/ period style. What formal characteristics are employed? (line, color, shape, light, mass, balance, scale, etc). When discussing culture and style your essay should address how the cultural context informs the stylistic characteristics of that period. You should also incorporate art historical vocabulary from the modules when discussing stylistic characteristics. * Subject matter of both artworks. (story/narrative, what?s going on in the artwork?) * Function and possible meaning (symbolism/ iconography) of both artworks * Similarities, differences between the two. What makes this a good comparison? * Conclusion should recap thesis, include important conclusions or insights about the artwork and the artist or culture who produced it and discuss why you chose to write about the artwork. * Documentation of sources bibliography, footnotes, endnotes, etc. SOURCES Outside research information should be drawn from LA127 Module Text and at least TWO additional sources: * Professional web site (for example, a museum, research institute or university, NOT Wikipedia!) * Nonfiction book published within the last 50 years * Professional art historical publication (magazine or journal, can be online)

Subject Area: Arts

Document Type: Reports

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