The program of this course aims to lay the foundation for the analysis of a work of art, focusing more directly on painting, but also exploring the analysis of sculpture and architecture.

Course Program | Analysing Art

Lesson 1. Analysing Art

a)      Reading / Interpreting

b)      Writing about Art: concepts of visual rhetoric and visual literacy

 

Lesson 2. Painting

a)      Elements of formal analysis

b)      Contents: iconography and symbolism

c)       Themes in painting

 

Lesson 3. Sculpture

a)      Elements of formal analysis

b)      Types of sculpture

 

Lesson 4. Architecture

a)      Elements of formal analysis