Tuesday, February 6, 2007

1011 Form Quiz

As mentioned in class, the point of this quiz is to get you to write an extended piece on one work of art. Remember to describe specific characteristics of the work in terms of form. How does the composition achieve balance? What elements are at play? Write around 300 words on one of the following works and turn it in on Thursday.

1. John Frederick Peto, Office Board for the Smith Bros. Coal Co, 1879
2. Lucian Freud, Reflection, 1985
3. Piet Mondrian, New York City 1, 1942