Part II: Compare and contrast two works of art done in two different eras/styles. Select from the following pairs of eras/styles: Medieval and Renaissance, Baroque and Rococo, Rococo and Neoclassical. Include an overview of what primarily distinguishes the art work of each era, and then indicate specific formal or thematic aspects of each work that typify its era. Include a discussion of the role of changing cultural and political climates in influencing the shift from on style to the next. You may choose two paintings, two sculptural works, or two architectural works. Be sure to use the terminology regarding elements of art and principles of design that we studied as you proceed in your discussion. Select specific art works and provide page numbers or links.

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Getlein, Mark. (2015) Living with Art (11th ed). New York: McGraw-Hill.