How to Study a Piece of Art
The Four Questions  <ul><li>What do you see? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you know about what you see? </li></ul><ul><li>What...
The Country School,  1871 Winslow Homer   American, 1836–1910 oil on canvas
Your Turn <ul><li>Select a piece of art from one of the given books. </li></ul><ul><li>Write down the  title ,  artist , a...
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The 4 Questions to Understand Art

  1. 1. How to Study a Piece of Art
  2. 2. The Four Questions <ul><li>What do you see? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you know about what you see? </li></ul><ul><li>What was the artist trying to do/say? </li></ul><ul><li>Was he/she successful? </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Country School, 1871 Winslow Homer  American, 1836–1910 oil on canvas
  4. 4. Your Turn <ul><li>Select a piece of art from one of the given books. </li></ul><ul><li>Write down the title , artist , and year (if known) </li></ul><ul><li>Answer the four questions for that piece of art. </li></ul>

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