The objectives of this project are to to create one large work out of smaller, individual pieces, to pay careful attention to craft and to fully execute a complex visual problem, from concept to presentation. Supplies are due in class by Monday Feb. 11.
Read A Brief Introduction to Roman Mosaics as inspiration and direction for our studio tile making project. Scroll through this slideshow of images from ancient Rome. Also, take a look at some Roman tile works in the Met’s Collection.
Read about the influence of Ancient Rome on the Renaissance. and Architecture in Renaissance History: https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/itar/hd_itar.htm Read about the Sistine Chapel Watch:
Watch these videos for a continued primer on Ancient Rome: