Museum of Art’s

For this summary, you will have to provide 2 images.

For each image, include the following information in “bullet” format (cut and paste the items below to use as your template):

Artwork information:

  • Artist name
  • Name of the artwork
  • Date
  • Medium (what it’s made of….oil paint, charcoal, etc)
  • Attach the image
  • Style of Representation: these are the general forms/styles of representation, or how art “looks”. Describe how it qualifies according to one of the styles. You must describe details of the artwork; anything from color, texture, flat areas, 3-D areas, size, etc– to back up your choice of style. (Please look to the textbook to define and describe the following terms)

• Abstract
• Representational or Naturalistic: IdealizedExpressionistSurreal
• Non-representational

7. FORMAL ELEMENTS and PRINCIPLES OF COMPOSITION: Identify the artwork in regards to the noticeable elements & principles with your new vocabulary; you don’t need to address ALL of the elements/principles, just the ones that are dominant. Remember, now that we have a list of things to look for, we can identify them more easily. You MUST use the correct vocabulary (from the textbook) in order to earn credit.

    • FORMAL ELEMENTS: line, light and value, color, texture and pattern, shape and volume, space, time and motion, chance, improvisation and spontaneity.
    • PRINCIPLES OF COMPOSITION: balance, rhythm, proportion and scale, emphasis, unity and variety.

Failure to provide all of the information above will result in loss of credit. Do not upload a document file.

REQUIRED: provide the information in the numbered format above.


  • Provide the information in the numbered format above.
  • CITE sources, if you use them (it is not necessary to use another source other than your text book). Your submission will be scanned through for originality. I will use this data to inform your grade. If you do not cite, it will “appear” that plagiarism is taking place.
  • Limit your Summary to one page. Exceeding WILL result in a grade drop.
  • Must be submitted as a pdf file.