Visions of America Assignment Options
For your Week 2 Assignment, choose one of the options listed below.
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
Create a PowerPoint presentation, with at least 5 images of the artist’s work, 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 each 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 assignment according to appropriate course level APA guidelines. This means a title slide, a completely formatted reference slide, and all appropriate in-text citations or credits.
Grammar, spelling, and syntax count, so proofread carefully.
Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab