Art & Social Conscience
JR, Video still from Women are Heroes: Favela Morro da Providência, 2010. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Kehinde Wiley, Bust of Cardinal Richelieu, 2009. Oil on canvas, 48 inches by 36 inches Emile Nolde, The Crucifixion, 1912, from a polyptych, The Life of Christ. Oil on canvas, 7 feet 2.625 inches by 6 feet 3.25 inches. Stiftung Seebüll A. & E. Nolde, Neukirchen, Germany
The Body in Art Willem de Kooning, Woman I, 1950-52. Oil on canvas, 6 feet 3.875 inches by 4 feet 10 inches. MomA, New York Sandro Botticelli, The Birth of Venus, c. 1482-86. Tempera on canvas, 5 feet 8 inches by 9 feet 1.625 inches. Uffizi Gallery, Florence, Italy Yasumasa Morimura, Portrait (Futago), 1988-90. Color photograph, printed in 2 editions at varying sizes Yves, Klein, Anthropométrie sans titre, 1960. Pure pigment and synthetic resin on paper mounted on canvas, 50.875 inches by 14.625 inches. Private collection Alberto Giacometti, Man-Pointing, 1947. Bronze, 70.5 inches by 40.75 inches by 16.375 inches. MoMA, New York Henri Matisse, Blue Nude II, 1952. Gouache on paper, cut and pasted on white paper, 45.75 inches by 32.25 inches. Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France Choose one work from the provided lists above, ONE, and provide the following: Image of the work. Identifying information. Formal analysis. Provide a detailed statement, answering the following: You are the artist, I want to include your work in an exhibition. What do you want me to know about your piece? Describe your chosen piece as you would to a potential patron/supporter. Tell me everything!