Assignment: Photographer Biography Research Paper
Research and write a 1000 word essay on one of the photographers we have studied this semester. Choose a photographer whose work appeals to you and perform in-depth research on their overall career and work. Please use either foot or endnotes, and it is a requirement that you cite no less than five sources. I will also be grading the assignments on the quality of your sources, so wise to choose reputable sources.
Reputable sources include, but are not limited to: essays or exhibition reviews of their work in the New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Guardian, Artforum Magazine, Frieze Magazine, The New Yorker Magazine, Art in America Magazine or on the PBS site art21.org
Please also look for scholarly articles on these photographers through UT’s E-search catalog, located here: http://esearch.ut.edu/menu Relevant E-search databases include: ARTstor, ProQuest & Jstor, and International Bibliography of Art.
Make sure to cover the following points in your essay:
– A short biography of the artist
– An analysis of the general themes of the artist’s work
– In-depth analysis of at least 3 of the artist’s photographs
– A conclusion stating the relevance of this photographer’s work in the scope of photographic art history
Due August 14 emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org