examine how the artist’s unique approach to their medium impacts the meaning of the work of art.
1.Subject: Clearly state and describe the subject. What type of subject is it? In general, what is the story, or narrative (if applicable)?
2. Form and Content – Medium: Clearly describe the artist’s unique approach to using the materials
and why they chose those materials. Explain how this approach
contributes to making a powerful visual statement and reinforces the
meaning. In other words, what was the artist trying to say or express by
doing it this way?
3. Form and Content – Visual Element or Principle of Design: Clearly identify and describe the most dominant visual element or
design principle used in the artwork. Explain how it contributes to
making a powerful visual statement and reinforces the meaning. In other
words, how did the artist’s use of this element strengthen what the
artist was trying to say or express?