Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper, discussing the role of art in America since the Gilded Age. Include discussion of the following:
- Beginning with the Gilded Age, how has art been a reflection of society? Describe and examine at least three examples you have encountered or examined in this course to support your conclusions.
- How art, in the context of the social justice movements of the 20th century, challenged and shaped American society.
- The role of diversity in the development of the arts and how it changed throughout the last century in the United States.
- Your opinion on the role of art today; how does it continue to remain relevant to our lives? How could it change or develop to become more relevant to our lives?