Hello everyone and welcome to Week 8 of ART F261X.

Please Respond to the Discussion Forums by 11:59pm, Sunday, October 18.

1. Go through the material in the first half of the Roman Art wing – the Roman Republic, and the Early Empire.

2. Respond to the discussion questions posted in the Slack channels #week8part1 and #week8part2.  Remember to comment on at least two of your classmate’s responses.

Slack channel #week8part1

  • Roman art and architecture is in many ways a continuation of the styles and techniques from the Greek and Etruscan cultures.  How are Greek and Etruscan influences evident in Roman art from the Republican and Early Empire eras?  Use examples from the museum wings.

Slack channel #week8part2

  • Choose a work from this week’s unit that you found particularly interesting, and tell us why.  Include details about the work’s history and purpose.