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Assignment: “Reading” Art: Practicing IconographyIconography is the practice of understanding symbolism in art and is one aspect of visual
literacy. Understanding visual literacy and roles of the artist deepens one’s appreciation of art. The Week One assignment reinforces concepts presented in Ch. 1 and 2 regarding artists’ roles and understanding art.Review Ch. 1 & 2 of A World of Art.Review the multimedia: “Reading” Art: Practicing Iconography:
Choose two works of art that embody at least one role of the artist. Make sure one work holds symbolic significance requiring the application of iconography. Refer to Appendix B and your Discovering Art 2.0 CD-ROM for artwork. In addition, you may use other sources in your search for examples of artwork.Write a 300- to 350-word essay in APA format summarizing the roles of the artist as applied to your chosen artwork. Include the following:An explanation of why your chosen works exemplify one specific role of the artist, respectively, as discussed in Ch. 1.
An explanation of the iconographic or symbolic significance of one of your