The dreaded term paper has been making its way from English classes into Art classes. No one in the history of school has ever asked to write a term paper but with preparation and a good topic, you can make the research fun and get a good grade. For inspiration, here are 10 ideas you can use.
In Japan restaurants and public pools have "No tattoos" signs. This topic could take years if you talk about tattoos across the world. Pick two to three countries, discuss the origin of tattoos, and compare and contrast the cultural meanings.
A Costa Rican artist created a controversial exhibit where a starving dog was chained to a wall with food just out of its reach. What is the definition of art and who defines it?
Do a detailed history of the creation of film. Detail how film has evolved over the decades from silent to color. How have the changes affected the medium?
Sir Wren's architectural style is as influential in 2015 as it was in the 18th Century. Analyze several famous buildings that contain elements of his groundbreaking style.
First define what feminism is. Then define what art is. Using relevant examples from feminist literature and art pieces, argue for or against the legitimacy of feminist art.
Is there a link between mental illness and artistic genius? Use the biographies of several artists to prove your point.
Define art therapy. Use case studies and medical records to prove if it works or not.
Why does it occur? How do filmmakers react to it? Is it ever effective?
How have artists used their talent to display and take stances on hot button issues? Provide any historical context.
Does music have any positive or negative effect on our physical or mental health? Why and how?
Use one of our topics directly for your art term paper or combine two or more to make an original idea. Happy writing!
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