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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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image DAY 361 ART 101

Art Appreciation

A GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING A MASTERPIECE

 

Let’s wrap up your year in Art 101 by putting together a touch of everything we’ve learned. Whether you’re prepping to impress someone on a date at the museum or just trying to understand the significance of a work of art for your own satisfaction, you’ll find the prompts below helpful for discussing and appreciating a particular work of art. (Go ahead and tear out this page and use it as a cheat sheet—just don’t let your date see you peek at it.)

 

Do you like the work of art? Allow yourself an initial reaction before getting too analytical.

Address the work’s ...

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