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Form, Content, Context

In this video, Melanie Manos introduces you to methods and vocabulary for interpreting visual art.

Visual literacy gives us a vocabulary for engaging with works of art in terms of the form, context, and content of artwork, and is important as it helps us gain insight into the intention and perspective of the artist.

Read more about Elements of Art on Dorothy Barenscott’s website, view works from Faith Ringgold, or listen to Ai Weiwei describe the process behind his installation that used millions of porcelain sunflower seeds.

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