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23.1: Module 2 Overview Egyptian and Mesopotamian Art

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  • Overview Module 2

    What You’ll Learn To Do: Understand Near Eastern art and its ramifications on Western art.

    In Module 2 we will examine Ancient Near Eastern art. We will look at how this art contributed to the larger development of Western art. It is imperative to understand Ancient Near Eastern art in order to see how it impacted later artistic developments.

    What You’ll Learn To Do: Examine Ancient Egyptian art and its impact on art history.

    In Module 2 we will examine Ancient Egyptian art. We will look at how this art contributed to the larger development of Western art. It is imperative to understand Ancient Egyptian art in order to see how it impacted later artistic developments.

     

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    Before the terrorists destroyed the towers, they were destroying large statues of Buddha in Afghanistan. Throughout history various groups wanted to destroy Civilization, and return the ancient ways. 

    Recent events in Syria, and Iraq are having a negative impact on the history of art.

    Islamists have been erasing the history of art by destroying artifacts. In this module we will be looking back in history, and looking forward to a hopeful solution to these dire events. 

    We will study the beginning of civilization known as the Neolithic Revolution. The two key places where people started to advance beyond the way of life in the Paleolithic, was in Egypt, and Mesopotamia.

    Here we see the first farming, and the first cities, along with the art that marks so many other beginnings.

    What You’ll Learn To Do: Understand Near Eastern art and its ramifications on Western art.

    In Module 2 we will examine Ancient Near Eastern art. We will look at how this art contributed to the larger development of Western art. It is imperative to understand Ancient Near Eastern art in order to see how it impacted later artistic developments.

    What You’ll Learn To Do: Examine Ancient Egyptian art and its impact on art history.

    In Chapter 2 we will examine Ancient Egyptian art. We will look at how this art contributed to the larger development of Western art. It is imperative to understand Ancient Egyptian art in order to see how it impacted later artistic developments.

    Chapter Overview:

    Study of which includes the following:

    1. Egyptian _Mesopotamian Art.

    2. Iconoclastic destruction of religious images.

    3. Research and Discussion of destruction of images in the Near East.

    Module Learning Objectives:

    • Discuss how art has been used to express beliefs on life and death.
    • Research, and discuss the impact of events in Iraq and Syria on the History of Art. 

    Egyptian Art

    Mesopotamian Art

    Iconoclasts

    Multiple Choice Test : Egypt and Mesopotamian Art

    Written Assignment       Art Afterlife  

    Discussions: See Instructions for Discussion :

    Discussion 1

    Images of the Afterlife    Egyptian Art

     

    Discussion 2

    ISIS and the History of Art

     

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