The Metropolitan Museum of Art has an extensive website featuring artworks from all periods in history. Tour some of the time periods and cultures that we have investigated in class.
To go to the Metropolitan Museum of art website:
Under the “About the Museum” menu, select “Museum Departments”. Then select “Curatorial Departments”
Choose a category (for example “Egyptian Art”)
Select “view highlights” to find a variety of works featured in an easy to navigate format.
Click on the image to find information about the artwork.
For your assignment, choose an artwork from the Metropolitan Museum of Art to discuss. Write a 250-300 word essay, including discussion of the following:
Identify the artist, title, date, and media of each artwork
Briefly describe the subject matter