How to Look at Art

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How to Look at Art

  1. 1. How to Look at Art
  2. 2. Art is Form and Content.Form means: Content means: The Elements of Art What the artist meant to  portray The Principles of Design What the artist actually did The actual, physical portraymaterials the artist used How we react, as viewers,  to both the intended and actual messages
  3. 3. Francisco Goya, The Executions of the Third of May, 1808, 1814
  4. 4. Jan Van Eyck, The Arnolfini Wedding Portrait, 1434
  5. 5. Jackson Pollock, Autumn Rhythm (Number 30), 1950
  6. 6. Jacques-Louis David, Napoleon Crossing the Alps, 1801
  7. 7. Lucian Freud, Queen Elizabeth II, 2001
  8. 8. Norman Rockwell, Triple Self-Portrait, 1960
  9. 9. Vincent van Gogh, The Starry Night, 1889

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