Limbourg Brothers in The Work of Art or Monument Imagine that you have found a time machine and you can go back to any period that we cover in the course to talk to an artist/creator/architect.
What questions would you ask them?
Limbourg Brothers in The Work of Art or Monument Interview Guidelines
Write a 6-8 page interview (2000 words maximum) that asks
pertinent questions about the work of art or monument, the role of the artist and/or the significance of the period historically.
You will need to do some research to effectively answer the questions you pose. Remember to use reliable sources and cite them accordingly (MLA or Chicago format). Wikipedia is not a reliable source. Your interview must be properly documented and
supported with a comprehensive bibliography. Remember to write in clear and concise sentences and to include any appropriate images.
You might want to think about:
How the work is significant for the period in which it was created.
How the work perhaps challenges the conventions associated with the period.
What are the main concerns of the artist/creator or architect?
Limbourg Brothers in The Work of Art or Monument Challenges
What are some of the challenges the artist/creator or architect faced?
What is the significance of the iconography?
What might be some of the technical challenges in creating this work of art/monument?
What might be the function of art at this specific point in time?
How might geography be important to the decisions of the artist or the work of art?
What is the status and role of the artist of this point in time?
You will be evaluated on:
o The relevance of the questions asked
o The integration of the social and historical context for the work
o The connections that you make to the period in which the work was produced
o How you conduct your research (comprehensive bibliography)
o Your writing: a clear, logical, and well-written text
o Your creativity