Oceanic Arts & Culture

Oceanic Arts & Culture.

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References Cited; plus an image as an of the object you are discussing. Font: Times New Roman use MLA. examine an Oceanic object within the social context in which it was made and/or used. You may select one from an online data base. You must include an image of the work. two parts and you must complete both: I. Please include basic information that would go on a museum label: name, culture, artist if known, media, dimensions, provenance. If any of this information is unavailable, please state this II. Address at least 3 of the following 7 questions. 1) What is the position of your selected object/motif/activity in relation to the society/topic you are examining? 2) How is the artist defined for the society/topic you are examining? 3) What is the position of the “artist” in relation to the society/topic you are examining? 4) Who belongs to the intended audience for the selected topic/object/motif/activity you are examining? 5) What is the context of display employed in relation to the society you are examining? 6) What kinds of aesthetic and/or semantic information are involved in the topic you are examining? 7) What does this information do in the society you are examining? Remember, if you must use someone else’s words, put them in quotes and cite the source; a quotation should be no more than 2-3 sentences long. 

Oceanic Arts & Culture