WHAT IS HAPPENING HERE?
Visual  Literacy  and  Understanding  Art Allison Graff  Art in Public Places
VISUAL LITERACY <ul><li>The ability to interpret and  </li></ul><ul><li>understand the meaning of images </li></ul>APPLE r...
Components of LANGUAGE <ul><li>Letters </li></ul><ul><li>Words </li></ul><ul><li>Spelling </li></ul><ul><li>Grammar </li><...
To understand art, you must learn  the language of art .
Fundamentals of  Visual  Language DOT LINE
SHAPE VALUE TEXTURE
SCALE MOVEMENT
 
THE MEANING OF  SYMBOLS
READING  SYMBOLS
VISUAL LITERACY  = INFORMED CONSUMERS
Visual Literacy CONCEPTS   <ul><li>Symbol -  what does peace look like?   </li></ul><ul><li>objects used to represent abst...
Context the circumstances and conditions  surrounding  an event, word, object… Communication the exchange of thoughts Perc...
To speak art, you must  talk about art . Visual Thinking Strategies www.vue.org
 
VTS QUESTIONS What is  going on  in this image? What do you  see   that makes you say that? What else  can we find?
 
 
 
 
Currently, there are   24 works of art in the  Art in Public Places Collection .  Works are placed in libraries and other ...
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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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