Continuity and Transformation

 Using the concepts of continuity and transformation, examine and completely discuss the following: Through the ages, artistic activity has often been focused in particular cities or groups of cities. Three of these concentrations stand out, each representative of a different time and era in the history of Western art: The Rome-Florence-Venice triangle (Renaissance and High Renaissance) Paris (Impressionism and Post-Impressionism) New York (Abstract Expressionism). Consider all three locales and discuss artists, works of art, and historic periods associated with each locale. Include in your answer each locale’s noted artists and their art works, showing how each work is reflective of a specific period. Thoroughly discuss these artworks and art historical periods in terms of continuity and transformation. Coverage: The paper should cover the three locales listed above and discuss artists, works of art, and historic periods associated with each locale. The paper should concentrate on themes of continuity and transformation. Reflection: The paper should include your personal reflections on the art of each period. Proper terminology: The paper should accurately identify periods and styles of art and use art terminology properly. Development: The paper should be well-developed , organized, coherent, and unified. Grammar and spelling: The paper should be free from spelling and grammatical errors.