20th history of art
... 20th History of Art of Murals for The Museum Of Modern Art Introduction In attempt to sharpen my critical thinking and writing skills, this assignment tries to understand the formal analysis of artistic work. I will use the following passage from Chipp reading to interpret and analyze art history.
“...requires a detailed description of the “formal” qualities of the art objects (formal here means ‘related to the form,’ not ‘fancy’ or’ ‘elegant’). In other words, you’re looking at the individual design elements, such as composition (arrangement of parts of or in the work), color, line, texture, scale, proportion, balance, contrast, and rhythm” (Diego 2).
Explanation of the core ideas presented in the p...