Describe pollice verso (thumbs down) by Jean-Leon Gerome in the Phoenix Art museum
– two to three pages; double spaced
– Describe in your own words the work of art, indicating the name of the artist who created it; its medium; size and physical qualities. The most important aspect of this paper is formulating your own critical interpretation of the work. Use ideas and approaches to art presented in class to discuss and explain the meaning of the work of art as you understand it.
– This is not a library research paper, nor is it a biographical study of the artist. Focus your attention on interpreting the work of art from an historical interpretive perspective in your OWN WORDS.