Select an artwork from one of the module chapters. Analyze your chosen work using formal analysis.
Before attempting this assignment, read the Moodle Book titled Module 1 Resources for Analyzing Artworks and read the textbook Introduction
What is Art History pg. 1.
Describe the abstract visual communication and poetry of artworks
Describe how the audience is meant to perceive and move through the artwork visually and abstractly (ex. visual pathways, orders of viewing, hierarchy – dominant, subdominant, and subordinate content, visual organization, and abstraction of visual communication, aesthetics, visual perception, etc.)
Use the elements and principles of art to describe an artwork
Describe the abstraction and aesthetic qualities of the work
Develop an essay with a thesis statement/introduction, supporting body, and conclusion that synthesizes the statements and thesis into a final idea about what the audience should remernt