ARH: Module 1 Discussion Question

  1. In your own post, please respond to the following in complete sentences. Book: Understanding Art, 11th Edition – Part V: Themes and Purposes of Art. Response must be 250-300 words.
    • How might visual literacy help you in your future career or plans?
    • Find a new-to-you artwork from the textbook that interests you. Feel free to look through upcoming chapters. Include identifying info on the artwork (title, artist, date, medium). Describe what drew your attention, and why it interests you. Make as many observations as you can. Which details establish the work’s subject?  Which details contribute to the work’s form? Is this work abstract, realistic, or nonobjective? 
    • What theme or purpose from the “Themes and Purposes of Art” section in Understanding Art would best suit this work? Justify your response.