ART HISTORY   Museum Report #3         Visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Show your student ID for free admission.

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Directions for the finished report:
You may work in a group of three, or with a partner. Summary sheets must be neatly written. Essay must be typed.
1. (5 pts.) Cover Page with receipt from Met Museum. Be sure to include the museum name, date, your name, period/teacher
2. (30 pts.) Photos of you and your group in front of at least 10 of the works. (extra credit for photo poses that relate to the work)
3. (25 pts.) See the works at the Met on the chart below and begin summary sheets for each (if you haven't already).
4. (40pts.) Essay Question: Art making is shaped by tradition and change. Frequently in the history of art, artists and architects have challenged established traditions.
Select and fully identify two works that challenged established traditions. Discuss how and why each work constituted a significant challenge to accepted artistic conventions of its time. Choose one from content 4, content area 10, or any architectural work from the 250.

See these works on view at the Met Museum, photograph yourself with at least 10 of them:

# APAH 250 (or similar) now on view at the Met

*****Photograph yourself (your group) in front of at least 10 of these works, include them on the cover page of the report.*****
Sign your initials when you find each work
71

71. Madonna and Child with Two Angels, Fra Filippo Lippi 
See 4 paintings by Fra Filippo Lippi in galleries 603 and 604

 
72

72. Birth of Venus, Sandro Botticelli. See 3 paintings by Botticelli in galleries 603 and 952

 
75

75. Sistine Chapel ceiling and altar wall frescos, Michelangelo*
  a. ceiling, study for sibyl 
  b. altar wall 
*See the special exhibition "Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer" November 13, 2017 - February 12, 2018

 
76

76. School of Athens, Raphael.  See 2 paintings by Raphael in gallery 609

 
79

79. Allegory of Law and Grace, Lucas Cranach the Elder
See 6 Lucas Cranach the Elder paintings in gallery 643

 
80

80. Venus of Urbino, Titian. See 5 Titian paintings in gallery 607

 
83

83. Hunters in the Snow, Pieter Bruegel the Elder 
See Bruegel's The Harvesters in gallery 642

 
85

85. Calling of Saint Matthew, Caravaggio 
See 2 paintings by Caravaggio in gallery 621

 
86

86. Henri IV Receives the Portrait of Marie de'Medici, from the Marie de'Medici Cycle, Peter Paul Rubens.
See 5 paintings by Peter Paul Rubens in galleries 628 and 630

 
87

87. Self-Portrait with Saskia, Rembrandt van Rijn
See 6 paintings by Rembrandt in galleries 634 and 637

 
89

89. Ecstasy of Saint Teresa, Gian Lorenzo Bernini
See a Bernini sculpture in gallery 534

 
91 91. Las Meninas, Diego Velazquez 
See 6 paintings by Velazquez in gallery 610. Write the title and date of one of them
__________________________________________________
 
92

92. Woman Holding a Balance, Johannes Vermeer 
See 4  paintings by Vermeer in gallery 632. Write the title and date of one of them __________________________________________________

 
94 94. Screen with Siege of Belgrade and hunting scene (On view in the Brooklyn Museum)  
96

96. Fruit and Insects, Rachel Ruysch 
See other examples of Dutch still life and vanitas paintings in gallery 635

 
101

101. The Swing, Jean-Honoré Fragonard 
See Fragonard's The Love Letter in gallery 615

 
103

103 The Oath of the Horatii, Jacques-Louis David 
see another spectacular painting by Jacques Louis David
The Death of Socrates
, 1787. Oil on canvas
On view in Gallery 614. Write one phrase to describe what it's like to view this work. _______________________________________________________
also look at the following painting in the same gallery by Jacques Louis David:
Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier and His Wife
(Marie-Anne-Pierrette Paulze), 1788. Oil on canvas

 
107

107. La Grande Odalisque, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
See several paintings by Ingres in gallery 801, but don't miss seeing his Princesse de Broglie in gallery 957

 
109

109. View from Mount Holyoke, Northampton, Massachusetts, after a Thunderstorm—The Oxbow, Thomas Cole. On view in Gallery 759. Photograph yourself in front of this painting, include it on the cover page of the report.
also see: Sketch for View from Mount Holyoke, Northampton, Massachusetts, after a Thunderstorm (The Oxbow), Thomas Cole
(American, Lancashire 1801–1848 Catskill, New York), 1836. Oil and pencil on composition board. On view in Gallery 759

 
111

111. Slave Ship (Slavers Throwing Overboard the Dead and Dying, Typhoon Coming On), Joseph Mallord William Turner
See a JMW Turner painting in gallery 808. What is the subject of this painting? ______________________________________________

 
115

115. Olympia, Édouard Manet
see these two paintings:
Manet, Boating, 1874. Oil on canvas. On view in Gallery 818
and
Manet, Mademoiselle V. . . in the Costume of an Espada, 1862. Oil on canvas. On view in Gallery 810

 
116

116. The Saint-Lazare Station, Claude Monet 
see Claude Monet, La Grenouillère, 1869. Oil on canvas. On view in Gallery 818 

 
119

119. The Burghers of Calais, Auguste Rodin 
On view in Gallery 548. Photograph yourself in front of this sculpture, include it on the cover page of the report.
Also see special exhibit "Rodin at the Met" until January 15, 2018

 
123

123. Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going?,  Paul Gauguin 
see another painting by Gauguin from that time period:
Paul Gauguin, Ia Orana Maria (Hail Mary), 1891. Oil on canvas. On view in Gallery 826

 
125

125. Mont Sainte-Victoire. Cezanne
see another Mont Sainte-Victoire painting by Cezanne:
Cezanne, Mont Sainte-Victoire, ca. 1902–6. Oil on canvas. On view in Gallery 822

 
132

132. Improvisation 28, Kandinsky
see very similar painting:Kandinsky, Improvisation 27 (Garden of Love II), 1912. Oil on canvas.On view in Gallery 910

 
139

139 Frank Lloyd Wright Falling Water
See the: Frank Lloyd Wright, Living Room from the Francis W. Little House: Windows and paneling
On view in Gallery 745

 
187

187. Folio from a Qur'an (essay)
see very similar: Folio from a Qur'an. On view in Gallery 451, 455, 457

 
242

242. Lying with the Wolf, Kiki Smith (essay)
see: Kiki Smith, Lilith, 1994, Bronze with glass eyes. On view in Gallery 903

 

(40pts.) Essay Question: Art making is shaped by tradition and change. Frequently in the history of art, artists and architects have challenged established traditions.
Select and fully identify two works that challenged established traditions. Discuss how and why each work constituted a significant challenge to accepted artistic conventions of its time. Choose one from content 4, content area 10, or any architectural work from the 250.