Each discussion post must respond to all the prompts and be at least a few paragraphs (minimum 250 words). Must be written in essay form. Remember to put titles of works of art in italics. Donâ€™t forget to proofread for correct spelling and grammar before posting. Always refer to the title and author of the article in your posts and responses. Just answer the questions, use the links, and follow instructions!
- Read the New York Times article â€œShould Art That Infuriates Be Removed?https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/27/arts/design/emmett-till-whitney-biennial-schutz.html (Links to an external site.) and â€œThe Ten Most Controversial Art Projects of the Last Centuryâ€: https://news.artnet.com/exhibitions/top-10-controversial-art-projects-563213 (Links to an external site.)
- Write in essay form.
- What is your opinion of these controversial works of art? In particular comment on Dana Schutz’ painting of Emmett Till which created quite a controversy when it was exhibited at the Whitney Museum in New York last
- Comment on at least 2 other artworks mentioned in these articles. Make sure that at least one is from each of the articles. What is your reaction to them? Donâ€™t forget to provide the title (in italics) and the artistâ€™s name when referring to the specific
- Where you aware that works of art could be so controversial? Do you find them shocking? Should they be removed from public institutions (museums, )?