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Visual Literacy Presentation

  1. 1. WHAT IS HAPPENING HERE?
  2. 2. Visual Literacy and Understanding Art Allison Graff Art in Public Places
  3. 3. VISUAL LITERACY <ul><li>The ability to interpret and </li></ul><ul><li>understand the meaning of images </li></ul>APPLE representation abstraction symbols
  4. 4. Components of LANGUAGE <ul><li>Letters </li></ul><ul><li>Words </li></ul><ul><li>Spelling </li></ul><ul><li>Grammar </li></ul><ul><li>Syntax </li></ul>
  5. 5. To understand art, you must learn the language of art .
  6. 6. Fundamentals of Visual Language DOT LINE
  7. 7. SHAPE VALUE TEXTURE
  8. 8. SCALE MOVEMENT
  9. 10. THE MEANING OF SYMBOLS
  10. 11. READING SYMBOLS
  11. 12. VISUAL LITERACY = INFORMED CONSUMERS
  12. 13. Visual Literacy CONCEPTS <ul><li>Symbol - what does peace look like? </li></ul><ul><li>objects used to represent abstract ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Interpretation </li></ul><ul><li>artist, viewer, art work </li></ul><ul><li>Meaning </li></ul><ul><li>(intentional) communication without the use of language </li></ul>
  13. 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
  14. 15. To speak art, you must talk about art . Visual Thinking Strategies www.vue.org
  15. 17. VTS QUESTIONS What is going on in this image? What do you see that makes you say that? What else can we find?
  16. 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.

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