art essay.pdf - Heba Attia ART111 December 6th,2017 Art Analysis from the MET The first piece of art that I was drawn to was titled The Young Virgin by

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Heba Attia ART111 December 6th,2017 Art Analysis from the MET The first piece of art that I was drawn to was titled The Young Virgin by artist Francisco de Zurbarán. The piece was a pictorial balance of an interior, with a woman inside the room . It is a symmetrical balance and both sides of the painting have equal distribution of weight, which can be seen as the woman is in the middle and there is one medium sized basket on her right and a medium sized table on the left which balances the painting out . A theme found in this painting is surrealism, as it has a dream-like quality to it, which is common to this era and style of painting. The artist's other painting also seem to portray similar themes as well. While the piece is not realistic in that it does not look like a photograph, it is representational and all of the objects,including the woman, look accurate and not at all abstract . The focal point is a lady sitting in the middle of the room staring upwards. Her face is portrayed with light surrounding it, giving the piece a religious undertone. Even more attention is
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