Your final research paper will explore an artwork you select from a list of available artworks on Canvas in the instructions for the final paper. You can explore any aspect of the artwork and its history in which you are interested. However, your exploration must utilize and take a position related to other scholarly writing on your topic. The purpose of the research paper is to demonstrate your ability to perform advanced research on your chosen modern artwork and to use your findings to:•Enter into a scholarly conversation with others who have written about this work or issues related to the work, AND•Develop your own approach to the critical analysis of the work while building an original argument that is sustained throughout the paper your final essay is the most complex project of the term. As such, its development will be broken up into discrete stages in the assignment sequence. Your paper should synthesize writing and research skills you have been developing all term, including:•Credible and relevant research•Organization of ideas•A sustained argument with a well-crafted thesis supported with sufficient analysis essay should frame and synthesize relevant research in light of your evolving topic and thesis. As such, the essay should not be a disjointed series of source summaries, but a unified piece of analytical writing that relates the sources to your argument, and puts them in conversation with each other. It should be an organized, shapely piece of writing that stands on its own.Format:•Papers must be 5-7 double-spaced typed pages in Times New Roman with one-inch margins all around, a standard first-page header, and subsequent headers including your last name and page number for each page.•Include an interesting title (beyond “Research Paper”).•You must find, select, and incorporate at least 3 appropriate sources from peer-reviewed journals and academic presses.•Cite all outside sources in footnotes and provide a Bibliography. Citations must conform to the format of the Chicago Manual of Style, 17th ed. For details of Chicago style see OWL Purdue Online Writing Lab: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/717/01/•Papers not meeting these minimum requirements will be returned for correction and graded as late.