Define and examine the term “spolia” as it applies to the arts.

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Define and examine the term “spolia” as it applies to the arts.

Describe and discuss the use of spolia in at least three specific examples either from the text book or from the world of art.

 

Topic: The term Spolia

Paper details:

Answer in essay format using 500- 1000 words total.

Define and examine the term “spolia” as it applies to the arts.

Describe and discuss the use of spolia in at least three specific examples either from the text book or from the world of art.

Discuss how they changed the significance of the art work to which they were applied.

How does the history of the objects influence the meaning or viewing of the work of art?

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