option you choose
To visit the Art Institute of Chicago on
You can take the train from near the college
schedule -- then walk [about 15 min] down Adams to the AIC on Michigan
The Art Insitute of Chicago website&
There is an entry feee, but there is a student
rate of $7. and I think you can still pay less than that if you wish.
The assignment is to relate what you see
to class readings and discussions. It is better to discuss one or two points
LENGTH: 2-3 pages, typewritten, double-spaced.
DUE: One week after your visit or by
March 15 at the final exam, whichever is sooner.
be sure to visit the following galleries: 208, 209, 107, 109.<<
Your written work is to deal with ONE
of the following topics in relation to the specific galleries and works
mentioned for each topic.
1. John Berger – Ch 1 or 5.
2. Keene: Japanese Aesthetic
or Japanese aesthetic concepts
Paintings in Gallery 216 [Chardin,
David, Bernard, Boucher] OR
Paintings in Gallery 208 [Snyders,
Jordaens] AND Gallery 209 ["Rembrandt" portrait, Claesz]
readings & Keene]
Another Option: John Berger: Ch
3 [Additional reading for this
Galleries 107, 104, 109 [pick one
gallery to do]
Gallery 207 [Hemessen, Cranach]