I’m working on a art writing question and need a sample draft to help me understand better.
Watch the 7 videos below and select 4 to write about. Write 5 significant things that you learned about each work of art or architecture. For example: What was the subject matter? What was its purpose/function? How was it a reflection of the culture that made it? What was the historical context? What was the religious context? Make sure to identify the title of the video and respond with 5-7 full sentences in paragraph form. Convey the most essential information in an objective manner (each video response is worth 5 points).
All 7 videos are about works listed on your study guide and there will be questions about them on your final exam. All works on the study guide are also covered in your book but these short videos are very informative. The supplementary reading listed below the videos is optional but really worth reading to further your understanding of the material.
1. Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus
2. Basilica of Santa Sabina, Rome
3. Hagia Sophia, Istanbul
4. San Vitale and Justinian Mosaic
5. Sutton Hoo Ship Burial
6. Lindau Gospels cover (video)
7. Bronze doors, Saint Michael’s, Hildesheim, (Germany)