Discuss the unique features of the mosaic medium. How is it similar or different to that of painting? Select a mosaic work from the text and describe its function as art. Who is the intended audience?
Consider the work of two of the following artists: Lawrence Sargent, and Milhazes. Explain how the content of works by the artists you have selected is expressed or emphasized by the media and techniques used.
Consider Christus's A Goldsmith in His Shop and Sillman's Nut. These two paintings present two very different styles of oil painting. Analyze the works and the stylistic differences between them.
Consider Lam's The Jungle and Sargent's Mountain Stream. These works represent views of nature. Explain how each artist uses the characteristics of his selected medium to express or represent his subject and his view of nature.