Hello everyone and welcome to Week 9 of ART F261X.

Please do the following before 11:59pm, Sunday October 24.

1. Go through the material in the second half of the Roman wing: High Imperial Art and the Late Empire.

2. Respond to the discussion questions posted in the Slack channels #week9part1 and #week9part2.   Remember to comment on at least two of your classmate’s responses.

Slack channel #week9part1

  • The Roman Empire ended nearly 2000 years ago but traces of it are all around us today. How do you see the influence of Roman art and culture in contemporary global society?

Slack channel #week9part2

  • Propaganda Art: Much of the art that we have seen this semester was made (or later appropriated) for propagandistic purposes. How do you see this coming in to play with Roman art and architecture?

3. Submit your second Grant Proposal via Canvas.