Humanities Assignment | Creativity and Inspiration

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HUMANITIES Task 1SUBDOMAIN 112.1 - FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS, METHODS, & MODES IN THEHUMANITIESCompetency 112.1.2: Imagination, Values, and Emotions -The graduate examinesconcepts and modes of expression in human imagination, values, and emotions.Introduction:Works of art vary greatly across genres and time periods.While it may seem that theseworks originate solely from the minds of specific individuals, artists are influenced by thestyles and characteristics of earlier periods as well as social and political events of the time.Works of art are often a continuation of or reaction to earlier artistic styles. For example,classical art from ancient Greece and Rome was revived during the neoclassical era. Cubismwas a reaction to the style and characteristics of the earlier European tradition of realisticpainting. The purpose of this task is to analyze, critique, and understand where creativityand inspiration originate.Choosetwoperiods from the list below and discuss the relationship betweenthe periods. You should discuss how one period revived or continued thestyle and characteristics of the other period or how one period deviated fromthe other period.You may focus on any two periods from the list below and any of thefollowing disciplines within the humanities: music, visual art, architecture,and literature. Please note that not all disciplines are represented in eachperiod. Additionally, please focus on the same discipline for each of your twoperiods. For example, compare romantic music with impressionist music orarchitecture from the middle ages with architecture from the renaissance.The following is a list of historical art periods you can choose from:ClassicalMiddle agesRenaissanceMannerismBaroqueRococoNeoclassicalRomanticismRealismImpressionismPost impressionismCubismDadaismGeometric abstractionHarlem RenaissanceSurrealismPop art (visual art only)Task:
A.Choosetwoart periods from the list above and write a response to each of the followingprompts (suggested length of 1–2 paragraphs per numbered prompt):1.Describe the earlier period.Your description should include the characteristics of thestyle, and historical conditions that may have contributed to the advent of this style.2.Describe the later period.Your description should include the characteristics of thestyle, and historical conditions that may have contributed to the advent of this style.3.Describe the relationship between the periods.a.Explain the stylistic similarities or differences between the periods.b.Explain one reason the later period continued or deviated from the artistic styleand tradition of the earlier period.4.Describe the similarities or differences betweentwospecific works,onefrom theearlier periodandonefrom the later period. Both works should be from the samediscipline (music, visual art, architecture, or literature).5.Explain at least one specific way the later art period influenced the future art world(i.e., its artistic legacy, or stylistic influence).Note: You will want to identify both periods and describe the art periods (timeperiods, characteristics, and historical conditions that may have contributed to theadvent of the styles of the period), but you will want to do so in a way that will allowyour readers to see how the descriptions support your statements concerning therelationship between the two art periods.B.When you use sources to support ideas and elements in a paper or project, provideacknowledgement of source information for any content that is quoted, paraphrased orsummarized. Acknowledgement of source information includes in-text citation notingspecifically where in the submission the source is used and a corresponding reference,which includes:AuthorDateTitleLocation of information (e.g., publisher, journal, or website URL)Note: The use of APA citation style is encouraged but is not required for this task. Evaluatorswill offer feedback on the acknowledgement of source information but not with regard toconformity with APA or other citation style. For tips on using APA style, please refer to theAPA Resources web link found under General Information/APA Guidelines in the left-handpanel in Taskstream.Note: No more than a combined total of 30% of a submission can be directly quoted orclosely paraphrased from outside sources, even if cited correctly.Note: Each work of art named should have an in-text citation and reference. You mustinclude in-text citations and corresponding reference.
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