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AP ART HISTORY MUSEUM REPORT #6 

1)  Read all instructions below. You will create an essay question based on the work you see at the museum and work of your choice from the 250.

Visit the Biennial Exhibit at the Whitney Museum. Open until 10 pm on Fridays and Saturdays. Free admission for 18 and under.


2) Take this sheet and your summary sheets to the museum. Complete the following chart.

Choose 3 works from the 2017 Whitney Biennial that would make an interesting comparison to any work from the 250

3 works from the 250 that might make a good comparison to work in the 2017 Whitney Biennial

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


3) Prepare information for an essay comparing any work from this exhibit to a work from the 250. Complete the following:

Choose one work from the exhibit "Unfinished" Choose one work from the 250



Title  ____________________________________________

Artist ____________________________________________

Country or culture __________________________________

Date ____________________________________________

Medium __________________________________________

Additional notes:

 

 

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Title  ____________________________________________

Artist ____________________________________________

Country or culture __________________________________

Date ____________________________________________

Medium __________________________________________

Additional notes:

 

 

4) Write your own essay question based on the two works in the chart above. At home, write an essay question for which the two works in chart above would be appropriate answers.
Then write (must be typed) a short essay to answer your question and compare these two works.

Write 3 versions of your essay question, then decide which is best:

 

 

 

 

 

 

5) Choose works from the 250 that would be appropriate for the following AP Essay questions.
Provide full identification in the spaces provided on the chart below, but do not write either essay.
                               
6)
AP essay question 1) Art since the 1960s encompasses a wide variety of approaches.
Address this variety of approaches through the careful choice and detailed discussion of two works of art made 
between 1960 and the present. The two works made between 1960 and the present must be by different artists from the 250. 
Complete the following chart, but do not write the essay. (30 minutes)

Work 1 Work 2


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Title  ____________________________________________

Artist ____________________________________________

Country or culture __________________________________

Date ______________________Medium ________________

 


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Title  ____________________________________________

Artist ____________________________________________

Country or culture __________________________________

Date ______________________Medium ________________

 

Briefly compare and contrast the two artists different approaches.

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7) AP essay question 2) Works of art often combine images with text.
Choose and fully identify two specific works from the 250, made after 500 C.E., that combine images with text.
At least one work must come from beyond the European tradition (content areas 5, 6, 7, 8, 9). 
Note: Do not choose works with text consisting only of names, labels, or artist’s signatures.
Complete the following chart, briefly discuss the relationship between text and image, but do not write the essay.

Work 1 Work 2


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Title  ____________________________________________

Artist ____________________________________________

Country or culture __________________________________

Date ____________________________________________

Medium __________________________________________


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Title  ____________________________________________

Artist ____________________________________________

Country or culture __________________________________

Date ____________________________________________

Medium __________________________________________

Briefly discuss the relationship between image and text.

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Briefly discuss the relationship between image and text.

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Assemble your report:
   1.  Cover page: your name, teacher's name, class period, date, title. (20 pts.)
   2.  Attach the museum receipt and include a photo of yourself that proves you were inside the Whitney Biennial Exhibit. (20 pts.)
   3.  Put your name on each page.
   4.  Type your own essay question and comparative short essay. Fully identify each work at the beginning of the essay. (30 pts.)
   5.  Attach these completed worksheet pages. (30 pts.)