Formal Analysis 101: a crash course in how to discuss art! Learn by example as you compare and contrast two artworks related by genre from the museum’s collection. Terminology from the elements of art and principles of design guides discussion of the key visual elements in paintings by Nicolas Poussin and Theodore Rousseau.
Find lesson plans and curricular materials about formal analysis, the elements of art and the principles of design at http://www.getty.edu/education/teachers/building_lessons/formal_analysis.html
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