Visual analysis of two artworks by Caspar and Georgia

This is a paper that focuses on the visual analysis of two artworks by Caspar and Georgia. This paper is to analyze the artworks and also respond on the works.

Visual analysis of two artworks by Caspar and Georgia

F‌‌‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‍or these 2 artworks write 650-700 words visual analysis separately. 1) Caspar-David Friedrich, Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog, 1818, 94.8 × 74.8 cm, Kunsthalle, Hamburg 2) Georgia O’Keeffe, The Lawrence Tree, 1929, oil on canvas, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Write separate pieces of writing for every artwork chosen. For every artwork address the following 2 questions: How does the artwork communicate about artists’ attitudes to, or understandings of, ‘nature’? How does the artwork communicate about human relations with, or impact on, the natural environment?

Guidelines:  Describe the context of the work. When was it made?‌‌‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‍ By whom? Where? • Consider your response to the work. What ideas does it provoke? What cultural or historical matters does the artwork seem to be addressing? Also, what medium has been chosen and what is the connection between the medium and the concept? How do qualities such as colour, light, shadow, space, affect the subject matter or concept of the work? Contextualise your visual analysis with research about the artists, their engagement with environmental issues, and also the concept of ‘nature’. This assignment requires research to understand background and context. Therefore it is essential to include footnotes to show ‌‌‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‍the sources of information.

Marking outcomes for this assignment

The background and context of work. The response to the work and ideas does it provoke. Cultural or historical matters the artwork seem to be addressing. Also, the medium chosen and the connection between the medium and the concept? How do qualities such as colour, light, shadow, space, affect the subject matter or concept of the work. Visual analysis with research about the artists, their engagement with environmental issues, and also the concept of ‘nature’.

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