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This presentation was for a class at the University of North Florida. The class was mostly education majors learning about visual literacy.

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  • 1. WHAT IS HAPPENING HERE?
  • 2. Visual Literacy and Understanding Art Allison Graff Art in Public Places
  • 3. VISUAL LITERACY
    • The ability to interpret and
    • understand the meaning of images
    APPLE representation abstraction symbols
  • 4. Components of LANGUAGE
    • Letters
    • Words
    • Spelling
    • Grammar
    • Syntax
  • 5. To understand art, you must learn the language of art .
  • 6. Fundamentals of Visual Language DOT LINE
  • 7. SHAPE VALUE TEXTURE
  • 8. SCALE MOVEMENT
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  • 10. THE MEANING OF SYMBOLS
  • 11. READING SYMBOLS
  • 12. VISUAL LITERACY = INFORMED CONSUMERS
  • 13. Visual Literacy CONCEPTS
    • Symbol - what does peace look like?
    • objects used to represent abstract ideas
    • Interpretation
    • artist, viewer, art work
    • Meaning
    • (intentional) communication without the use of language
  • 14. Context the circumstances and conditions surrounding an event, word, object… Communication the exchange of thoughts Perception the process of acquiring, organizing, and interpreting data
  • 15. To speak art, you must talk about art . Visual Thinking Strategies www.vue.org
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  • 17. VTS QUESTIONS What is going on in this image? What do you see that makes you say that? What else can we find?
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  • 22. Currently, there are 24 works of art in the Art in Public Places Collection . Works are placed in libraries and other public buildings throughout Jacksonville. Visit www.culturalcouncil.org to locate the public art in your area.