Discuss several aspects in each work of art that might seem realistic, stylized, exaggerated and/or idealized a ruler or leader’s appearance.

ASSIGNMENT

Without using the words rule or lead, explain the difference between a ruler and a leader.

Do portraits of ruler and leaders tell us what he or she looked like in reality?

Discuss several aspects in each work of art that might seem realistic, stylized, exaggerated and/or idealized a ruler or leader’s appearance.

What might you learn from these visual representations about the person and their culture for its time?

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Egyptian Funerary mask of Tutankhamun 1323 BCE George Gower Elizabeth 1 1588 John Heartfield Have No Fear, He’s a Vegetarian 1936 Shepard Fairey Hope (Barack Obama) 2008

 

Discuss several aspects in each work of art that might seem realistic, stylized, exaggerated and/or idealized a ruler or leader’s appearance.