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ART 101: History and Appreciation of Art I (Liakos-LO)

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  bison molting, lascaux caves  Augustus of Primaporta

Images, from left to right: Virgin and Child in Majesty, 1150-1200, French, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY. Image courtesy of ARTstor; Lascaux Cave: Nave Bison Back to Back; det.: left wall, Dordogne, France. Image courtesy of ARTstor; Augustus of Primaporta, early 1st century CE copy of bronze original, ca. 20 BCE, marble, Roman, Museo Chiaramonti, Image courtesy of ARTstor. 

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Hello and welcome!  This guide has been created by librarians at Northern Virginia Community College to help you find books, articles, and other types of resources related to your writing assignment. More details about your particular assignment are explained below. For more help specifically regarding those requirements, please contact your instructor.

Your Writing Assignment

*For this course, students will build a scholarly formal analysis of one work of art from the period we are studying. The analysis will include an introductory paragraph with thesis statement followed by a detailed and thoughtful description of the work. Students will be expected to footnote primary and scholarly sources in the Chicago style.

Sources MUST be primary or scholarly secondary. 

*Description is from the syllabus.