Iconography and Visual       Analysis     Media Analysis 2
Schedule1st half  Signs  Colors2nd half  Groupwork (20 minutes)  Presentation (5 minutes, 25  total)
Signs
SignsSigns are shared in a culture
Signs  Visual icons may have aresemblance to object, unlike            words
SignsAll signs have meaning which is      shared and circulated
SignsWe are interested in ideas, values         and discourses
SignsMeanings may seem neutral or natural, but they never are
SignsIdeology of images; when we make        the cultural natural
Signs    Literal vs hiddenDenotation vs connotation
SignsDenotation is "like perceiving          reality"
SignsConnotation is to look for elements     that transport meaning
SignsDenotation seems rather simple and straight-forward. Is it ever interesting and/or significant?
SignsCultural associations rather than      individual responses
Norman Rockwell, Freedom of Speech (1943)
Signs   Carriers of connotationPosesObjectsSettingsPhotogenia
Iconography
SignsVisual elements gain symbolic     meaning over time
Colors
ColorsCommunicative functions of color
ColorsIdeational function
ColorsInterpersonal function
ColorsTextual function
Group Work
Group workPlease form five groups during the               break
Group workDiscuss the iconography and use  of colors in the painting. Payspecific attention to connotation   and the harmo...
Emanuel Leutze, George Washington Crossing the               Delaware (1851)
Grant Wood, American Gothic (1930)
Norman Rockwell, Freedom From Want (1943)
Edward Hopper, Nighthawks (1942)
Andy Warhol, Marilyn Diptych (1962)
Media Analysis 2: Iconography and Visual Analysis
Media Analysis 2: Iconography and Visual Analysis
Media Analysis 2: Iconography and Visual Analysis
Media Analysis 2: Iconography and Visual Analysis
Media Analysis 2: Iconography and Visual Analysis
Media Analysis 2: Iconography and Visual Analysis
Media Analysis 2: Iconography and Visual Analysis
Media Analysis 2: Iconography and Visual Analysis
Media Analysis 2: Iconography and Visual Analysis
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Media Analysis 2: Iconography and Visual Analysis

  1. 1. Iconography and Visual Analysis Media Analysis 2
  2. 2. Schedule1st half Signs Colors2nd half Groupwork (20 minutes) Presentation (5 minutes, 25 total)
  3. 3. Signs
  4. 4. SignsSigns are shared in a culture
  5. 5. Signs Visual icons may have aresemblance to object, unlike words
  6. 6. SignsAll signs have meaning which is shared and circulated
  7. 7. SignsWe are interested in ideas, values and discourses
  8. 8. SignsMeanings may seem neutral or natural, but they never are
  9. 9. SignsIdeology of images; when we make the cultural natural
  10. 10. Signs Literal vs hiddenDenotation vs connotation
  11. 11. SignsDenotation is "like perceiving reality"
  12. 12. SignsConnotation is to look for elements that transport meaning
  13. 13. SignsDenotation seems rather simple and straight-forward. Is it ever interesting and/or significant?
  14. 14. SignsCultural associations rather than individual responses
  15. 15. Norman Rockwell, Freedom of Speech (1943)
  16. 16. Signs Carriers of connotationPosesObjectsSettingsPhotogenia
  17. 17. Iconography
  18. 18. SignsVisual elements gain symbolic meaning over time
  19. 19. Colors
  20. 20. ColorsCommunicative functions of color
  21. 21. ColorsIdeational function
  22. 22. ColorsInterpersonal function
  23. 23. ColorsTextual function
  24. 24. Group Work
  25. 25. Group workPlease form five groups during the break
  26. 26. Group workDiscuss the iconography and use of colors in the painting. Payspecific attention to connotation and the harmony of colors.
  27. 27. Emanuel Leutze, George Washington Crossing the Delaware (1851)
  28. 28. Grant Wood, American Gothic (1930)
  29. 29. Norman Rockwell, Freedom From Want (1943)
  30. 30. Edward Hopper, Nighthawks (1942)
  31. 31. Andy Warhol, Marilyn Diptych (1962)

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