Running Head: FORMAL ANALYSIS OF ART
Formal Analysis of Art
FORMAL ANALYSIS OF ART
In the first image, I see an illustration of people in a restaurant either taking meals or
perusing through the menu of the restaurant. A boundary separates the five people into two
groups of three and two people on both sides of the painting. The painting is in two dimensions
illustrations and can only be viewed from one angle. The piece of art has incorporated both mass
and volume to make it a complete form and object in the eyes of the audience.
How the Artist’s Use of the Formal Elements Work Create Meaning in the Work
In this painting, the artist has employed the use of formal elements to create meaning in
the artwork. For instance, the colors used by the artist clearly distinguishes the objects in the
painting, making it easier for the audience to have an impression of each object captured in the
painting (Scott, 2017). These colors are familiar and directly associated with every attribute that
has been captured in the painting. Multiple lines have been used i...