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Art is Connotative Artwork has no clear cut meaning. The actual image may involve materials or ideas that are deeper than what can be observed. A simple picture of an older man standing in the middle of a sidewalk could mean a variety of things. This man could represent a father figure for you, to the artist it could mean that he, himself, is dealing with a mid-life crisis, or it could simply represent a tired tourist who wants to go home. Many “non-cultured” individuals have trouble determining the artist used this color instead of another color, and many other instances. Clues that can help the viewer understand the art piece include the title and the brief description associated with the artwork. I believe that past occurrences and inner reflections, we can determine the meaning of a particular painting. The vibrant dots attracted me to this particular piece of art. The numerous dots on and around the trees, along with the title “Oxygen (March)” by Jennifer Tomaiolo, 2007, lead us to conclude that oxygen is key to life. The spots can be described as molecules of
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