Shifting Views of America Assignment/ art 125 Pop Culture and the arts

Write a short paper (not a formal essay) on how art reflects the society in which it was made.  Write out each question followed by a brief answer (250-500 word response to each question).  Short paper must respond to the following questions:

  • What image of America was communicated by the innovations and buildings presented at the 1883 Chicago’s World Fair? How was this image communicated?
  • How and why was the art produced by the Ashcan School different from that of the Gilded Age? To what changes in social history were artists reacting?
  • How is art a reflection of society? Explain with at least two examples to illustrate the relationship between art and society. These two examples may be from the text or of your own selection. Discuss the subject or theme of your selected works.

Format your short paper according to appropriate course level APA guidelines.

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