Ideas and Images Journal Assignment
· Interpret the meaning
or main idea of an artwork.
· Ask questions about where ideas and images for art
Write about the following items in
- What subject matter details in the
Southwest Pieta (if any) did you miss the first time you
saw the artwork?
- What other tragic love stories do
you know-from books, movies, TV, or elsewhere?
- What visual clues (subject matter,
symbols, colors, shapes, etc.) help you understand what
the sculpture means?
- Write your own interpretation of
the Southwest Pieta by completing one of the following sentences:
I think the Southwest Pieta is about
I think the message of the Southwest Pieta is
- What question would you like to
ask Luis Jiménez about how he got his idea for the
Southwest Pieta or another artwork?