Looking closely at art helps us consider how an artist’s ideas and creative methods may engage and elicit responses from viewers.
During your Distance Learning visit, students practiced looking carefully to interpret artworks by two artists whose particular use of color and line connects viewers to ideas about human experiences. Ask students to look carefully at other works of art in the collection to build on their ideas about messages and methods in 20th and 21st-century art. Choose works from the gallery at the right. Use the Looking to Learn: Elaboration Game strategy to help frame student inquiry.