Visually Analysis Art

Visually Analysis Art

Discuss these two works in context by comparing them VISUALLY

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Discuss these two works in context by comparing them VISUALLY to each other PLUS one or more other works we have studied
1st image = New York Kouros
Circa 600 BCE
(New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art)
2nd image= Polykleitos’ Doryphoros
3rd image = Peplos Kore, from the Acropolis, ca 530 BCE
As you write, consider the following concepts: Iconography, Symbolism, Space, Balance, Realism/Idealism, Style, Patronage, Line, etc.
How does each work approach one or more of the above concepts?
How does each artist express his or her ideas visually?

Remember to consider the following in your discussion of your 3 or more images:

Identify all works discussed by artist (if known), title, date, and period/style of art
Analyze the work(s), keeping in mind the following questions as you compare them:
How it is representative of its cultural style?
What formal elements can be discussed?
How do these elements further our understanding of the subject?
How does the work compare visually to other cultural styles?
What were the artist’s objectives (inasmuch as we can glean)?
What is the subject?
How does the artist interpret this subject?

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