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HUM 1020 (Montione): Modern Era Presentation: 5. Primary Sources

Primary Sources

Primary sources, in this context, are the original works created by artists in this time period:

  • paintings
  • sculpture
  • poems
  • plays
  • dances
  • music
  • buildings
  • films

Remember that you need to find one significant work of art (primary source) that will demonstrate both the social issue and the art movement.

Look for:

  • museums
  • theater & dance companies
  • orchestras
  • musicians


Cautionary Note

Be very careful if you use Google Images. It is not uncommon for images to be mislabeled on the Internet. Make sure that the painting you have selected really is the painting that you think it is.

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