Permanent collections of the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles
To complete this assignment do the following: Watch this video lecture: Visual Arts Field Report Instructions part one (http://www.scottgrabau.com/TA27/field_report/visual_arts1/visual_arts1.html)
This video has detailed instructions for preparing to go to the museum and what to do when you are there. If the video does not begin playing immediately, be patient. Also, it is sometimes a good idea to try a different browser if you are having trouble. 2. Download the correct form: Field Report – Studio Art and Photography (museum)-1.doc 3. To complete the visual arts field report you must select an artwork from the permanent collections of the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles (https://hammer.ucla.edu/collections).
The artwork you choose should be a fine art drawing, painting, sculpture or photograph. You should research multiple artworks there and report on the one that yields the best research. 4. Watch this video lecture: Visual Arts Field Report Instructions part two (http://www.scottgrabau.com/TA27/field_report/visual_arts2/visual_arts2.html)
This video has detailed instructions for preparing to go to the library to do your research. 5. Go to the library and research the artworks you saw at the museum or gallery. 6. Watch this video lecture: Visual Arts Field Report
Instructions part three
(http://www.scottgrabau.com/TA27/field_report/visual_arts3/visual_arts3.html) This video has detailed instructions for writhing the report. 7. Fill out the form using your word processor. 8. Save the completed form to your computer. Include your name as part of the file name. 9. Upload the file to Canvas using the link below. A note about plagiarism. Read each question on the form carefully. Some prompts call for you to respond with original writing. When you see a question on the form that contains the phrase, “in your own words”, do not copy/paste anything written by someone else. This is plagiarism and its a form of academic fraud. Consequences are serious and include being kicked out of the college.
HELPFUL INFORMATION If you don’t know how to do a MLA citation for performance programs, interviews with experts, or email correspondence download this file: TA27 MLA Citation tips.pdf Here is a link to a page that details how to cite wall text at a museum. https://style.mla.org/citing-wall-text/ Examples of Insights From Viewing Paintings (https://onedrive.live.com/?cid=2f2f37f5383de8f0&id=2F2F37F5383DE8F0%2124930&authkey=%21AHmUtscrhl6qO1M) This is a helpful video if you are having difficulty with what to write in your field report. There are examples of how elements of composition lead to content and meaning in artworks.