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    1. 1. DEVELOPING VISUAL LITERACY <ul><li>Chapter 2 </li></ul>
    2. 2. <ul><li>Essential concepts in visual literacy include: </li></ul><ul><li>- the relationships among words, images, and objects in the real world </li></ul><ul><li>the idea of representation </li></ul><ul><li>the distinctions among form and content in art, conventions in art, and iconography </li></ul>
    3. 3. René Magritte. The Treason of Images . 1929. 21 1/2 x 28 1/2 in.
    4. 4. Rene Magritte, Time Transfixed , 1938 Oil on canvas 57 7/8 x 38 7/8 in. (147 x 98.7 cm)
    5. 5. Shirin Neshat, Rebellious Silence , from the series Women of Allah. 1994. 11 x 14 in.
    6. 7. Shirin Neshat Interview http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rpawp4Rg3rs&feature=related Women without Men trailer http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0CGxQlcrlYw&feature=related
    7. 8. Lorna Simpson. Necklines . 1989. 68 1/2 x 70 in.
    8. 9. Lorna Simpson. The Park . 1995. 67 x 67 1/2 in. overall.
    9. 10. Oliver Laric http://oliverlaric.com/missilevariations.htm http://oliverlaric.com/vvversions.htm
    10. 12. Qur'an, illuminated manuscript, Kashmir, c.1800
    11. 13. Page from a copy of Nezami’s Khamseh (the “Quintet ”). Safavid culture. 1574–75.
    12. 14. Ai Weiwei, Sunflower Seeds , Tate Modern, London
    13. 16. <ul><li>Representational- art that portrays natural objects in recognizable form (Realism is the more true it is to what the eye sees, abstraction is less true to what the eye sees.) </li></ul><ul><li>Abstract- art that is based on the natural world, yet less true to the eye. </li></ul>
    14. 17. Albert Bierstadt. The Rocky Mountains, Lander’s Peak . oil 1863. 73 1/2 x 120 3/4 in.
    15. 18. Iconography- visual imagery and symbolism in a work of art; particularly related to religious or legendary symbols Symbols represent something more than their literal meaning.
    16. 19. Jan van Eyck . Portrait of a Man. c.1433
    17. 20. Jan van Eyck. Giovanni Arnolfini and His Wife Giovanna Cenami. c.1434. 32 1/4 x 23 1/2 in.
    18. 23. Jan van Eyck. The Ghent Altarpiece . c. 1432. 11 ft. 5 in. x 15 ft. 1 in.
    19. 27. Jean-Michel Basquiat, 1960-1988 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2ytkFDzdbk
    20. 28. Jean-Michel Basquiat. Charles the First . 1982. three panels, 78 x 62 1/4 in. overall.
    21. 29. Jean-Michel Basquiat, Horn Players , acrylic and mixed media on canvas, 1983, 8’x6’5
    22. 30. Nonrepresentational (non-objective)- art that does not reference the natural or objective world. “Pure abstract” can also describe this term.
    23. 31. Kasimir Malevich. Suprematist Painting, Black Rectangle, Blue Triangle . 1915. 26 1/8 x 22 1/2 in.
    24. 32. Kasimir Malevich, Untitled Suprematist Composition #3 , lithograph, 1916
    25. 33. Beatriz Milhazes. Carambola . 2008. 54 7/8 x 50 5/8 in.
    26. 35. Sesshu Toyo. Haboku Landscape for Soen (detail). Ink, Muromachi period, 1495. total height 58 1/4 in.
    27. 36. Erna Motna. Bushfire and Corroboree Dreaming . Acrylic, 1988. 48 x 32 in.
    28. 37. Charlie Egalie Tjapaltjarrie, Snake Dreaming , acrylic on linen, 1992.
    29. 38. Apollo Belvedere (detail). Roman copy after a fourth-century BCE Greek original. Height of entire sculpture 7 ft. 4 in.
    30. 39. African mask, Sang tribe.
    31. 40. Nativity, Annunciation of the Shepherds, and the Adoration of the Magi from Chartres Cathedral, c. 1150.
    32. 41. Amitabha Budda (Amida), the Buddha of Infinite Light. Kamakura period, 13th century.
    33. 42. John Taylor. Treaty Signing at Medicine Creek Lodge . 1867.
    34. 43. Howling Wolf. Treaty Signing at Medicine Creek Lodge . 1875–1878. 8 x 11 in.

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