Visions of America Assignment Options

Resources: Review your Week 2 readings and videos.

For your Week 2 Assignment, choose one of the options listed below.

Option A

Choose one of the following artists for an examination of their stylistic development into abstraction:

  • Arthur Dove
  • Stanton Macdonald-Wright
  • Marsden Hartley
  • Max Weber
  • Georgia O’Keeffe

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper examining your selected artist’s development into abstraction that responds to the following:

  • How and why did early American abstraction develop?
  • What subjects were present in your artist’s abstract works? Describe with at least one example from the artist.
  • Why did the artists choose to work in this style? To what influences were they responding to from Europe, and how was their own exploration of abstraction meaningful to them?
  • What is your own response to the artist’s work?

Format your paper according to appropriate course level APA guidelines.

Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab

  • January 29, 2018
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