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Denver Art Museum Artwork Research and

Presentation:
Name:____________________________

100 points- no late work accepted

1. Select an artwork from the list provided


2. Plan a 3-5 minute presentation to present at the art museum. Your peers will all be
gathered in front of the artwork and you will be the expert on the work through
sharing out the following information about the work:
-Information about the work
a. Title
b. Artist
c. Media
d. Date created
-

Description of the work including any symbolic representations in the work


Speak about the elements and principles of design you associate with the work

Describe the historical or cultural significance of this artwork. What artistic


movement is the artist associated with?

How does the work connect with the historical and cultural significance of the
timeframe the work was created?

- Describe why you were drawn to this particular artwork from the list provided or
why you find it inspiring.

OR
If you do not attend the trip to museum, each individual will create a Powerpoint or Prezi
presentation containing the following slides (you may divide the information into more
slides)
Slide 1. Quality image of the work you select from the list provided
Slide 2. Information about the work
e. Title
f. Artist
g. Media
h. Date created
Slide 3. Write a description of the work including any symbolic representations in the
work. Speak about the elements and principles of design you associate with the work
Slide 4. Describe the historical or cultural significance of this artwork. What artistic
movement is the artist associated with?
Slide 5. How does the work connect with the historical and cultural significance of the
timeframe the work was created?
Slide 6. Describe why you were drawn to this particular artwork from the list provided or
why you find it inspiring.

You will present your PPT on Friday, October 30 during period 3


Artwork List: All works are currently on display at the Denver Art
Museum
North Building: 6th Floor
The Vision of Tundale (Late 1400s) Follower of Hieronymus Bosch
VOC Jellyfish Fry (2014) Christian Rex Van Minnen
Dream of Arcadia (1838) Thomas Cole
The Coast Guards Cabin (Customs House) (1897) Claude Monet
Portrait of Edmond Renoir (1888) Pierre-Auguste Renoir
The Family of Street Acrobats: The Injured Child (1873) Gustave Dore
Madonna and Child With Saints (1510) Bernardo Zenale
North Building: 7th Floor
Estes Park (1877) Albert Bierstadt
The Tenth Law Dont You go Frettin Sallie Ill Tend to it (1922) William H. D Koerner
Herd of Buffalo (1862) William Jacob Hays
Gold Rush II (1926) Dean Cornwell
Hamilton Building: 2nd Floor
The Necessity For Ruins (1998) Don Stinson
The American Indian (Russell Means) (1976) Andy Warhol
Release Your Plans (2001) Daniel Sprick
New Mexico (1926) Thomas Hart Benton
Black Bears (1927) William Herbert Dunton
Hamilton Building: 3rd Floor
Super Indian No.2 (1971) Fritz Scholder
Massacre in America- Wounded Knee (1972) Fritz Scholder
End of the Trail (1970) Fritz Scholder
Still Life With A Bottle of Bordeaux (1919) Juan Gris
The Violin (1976) Roy Lichtenstein
Hamilton Building: 4th Floor
A Delicate Balance (2010) Amy Metier
Hey Crackers, Yeah You (1989) Robert Arneson

A Beautiful Fall (2013) Joseph Stashkevetch


Tongue- Cut Sparrows (Gabriella) (1996) James Drake
Teen Excavation (2009) Bill Amundson