Having in consideration the elements and principles of art studied in class, analyze the following piece of art and explain how it reflects its culture.
Analyze each of the following characteristics: Color Balance Form Contrast Line Emphasis Shape Proportion Space Pattern Texture Rhythm Value Unity Variety.
Artist: Max Beckmann
Date: 1931 – 1947
Media: oil, canvas
Location: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY, US
QUESTION # 2 [Two answers for a) and b)]
Watch the two videos in the following links:
a) Using the elements/principles of art learned in class, analyze Picasso’s Guernica and tell how this painting is still significant today.
b) Having in mind Guernica background while Powell announced US war on Iraq, explain what is this artwork still teaching us today?