Introductory Inquiry
about Artworks
and through Art Making





The Artwork
What can I find out about the artwork itself?
What kind of artwork do I want to make?

The Art Maker
What can I find out about the person who made the artwork?
What ideas for my art can I get from my own life?

Here and Now -- There and Then
What can I find out about what life was like where and when the artwork was made?
Do I want my artwork to reflect where and when I live?

Meanings
What can I find out about what the artwork means or meant to different people?
What do I want my artwork to be about? For whom?

Connections (Requires familiarity with many artworks.)
What can I find out about how this artwork is related to other artworks?
What ideas can I get from the art of others?




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