Please email me to arrange advising appointments. Bring a copy of the following checksheets with your progress indicated:
_General Education requirements
_B.A. in Art, Art History emphasis requirements
Art 4302 Directed Study Proposals:
Directed Study proposals are due Wednesday, 26 March 2013, by 4:00 pm to the Art Office, McAlister 101.
All proposals must be signed by your faculty mentor.
_Art 4302 Directed Study Guidelines [in progress]
_Other Department Deadlines
_Art History Style Guide
_Scholarly Sources (courtesy Claude Bélanger)
_Guide for PowerPoint preparation
_Special Characters Guide (ñ, ±, á, ¾, etc)
_Irene Winter on Style (an excerpt of an excellent formal analysis!):
Irene Winter, "The Affective Properties of Styles: An Inquiry into Analytical Process and the Inscription of Meaning in Art History," in Picturing Science Producing Art, ed. Caroline A. Jones and Peter Galison (New York: Routledge, 1998), 55-73. [brief excerpt]
_Terence Grieder on Style:
Terence Grieder, Artist and Audience, 2nd ed. (Madison, WI: Brown & Benchmark, 1996), 140. [brief excerpt]
_Greg Urban on Style:
"Style means a form of language use characterizable independently of the content or semantic meaning that is communicated, which constitutes a sign vehicle that contrasts with others in a culture" (Greg Urban, A Discourse Centered Approach to Culture: Native South American Myths and Rituals [Austin: University of Texas Press, 1991], 106).
_Other Readings on Style:
_(see the library for these)
Heinrich Wölfflin, Principles of Art History: The Problem of the Development of Style in Later Art, trans. Marie Donald Mackie Hottinger (1932; New York: Dover, 1950).
Meyer Shapiro, "Style," in Anthropology Today: An Encyclopedic Inventory, ed. A. L. Kroeber (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1953).
Berel Lang, ed., The Concept of Style, revised and expanded (1979; Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1987).
Polly Schaafsma, "Form, Content and Function: Theory and Method in North American Rock Art Studies," in Advances of Archaeological Method and Theory, ed. by M. Schiffer, vol. 8, pp. 237-277 (New York: Academic Press, 1985).
Margaret W. Conkey and Christine Hastorf, eds. The Uses of Style in Archaeology. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990).
Libraries & Research
_UCA Torreyson Library (http://library.uca.edu/)
_University of Arkansas Little Rock, Ottenheimer Library (http://library.ualr.edu/)
_Hendrix College, Olin C. Bailey Library (http://www.hendrix.edu/baileylibrary/)
_Central Arkansas Library System (http://www.cals.lib.ar.us/)
_FirstSearch Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) (http://fscat.oclc.org/)
____This is the best resource for finding books, articles, and much more
____Username & password distributed in class — please don't share
_Rock Art Studies: A Bibliographic Database (http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/collections/rockart.html)
____Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley — Search the Database
____Search booksellers for new, used, and out of print books.
_ROCK-ART — Discussion and Information
___Search the Archives
_AZTLAN — A PreColumbian Discussion List
___Search the Archives