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Introduction To Art- Written Analysis Assignment Victoria SolisART 100 Artist: Emigdio VasquezTitle: UntitledDate: 1987Media: Oil on canvasSize: 48” x 68”Era/Movement: Photo-RealisticMuseum or Gallery: The Bowers Museum, Santa Ana1. Analysis of Subject: In this painting,Vasquez is representing all of the hard working Latino’s
that helped transform California into a land of opportunity. The Latino’s in this painting are shown tired, over worked, and concerned. There are various age groups in this painting from a toddler, to an elderly woman . All of the people except for the baby sleeping in her father's arms have a very distressed look with eye, forehead, and cheek wrinkles with bags under their eyes. They have a worried but determined look as if they are looking for new beginnings and are struggling with the life they are currently living in.2. Analysis of Form: The composition of this painting uses tones,lines, structure ,and movement to display many different emotions to its audience. This artwork was first sketched out with short strokes creating the immense detail the painting entails. After creating the base of the artwork he filled in the sketch with his paintbrush and then added more detail to the clothing,hair,and facial features with small strokes of darker colors.It seems as if Vasquez structured the Latino’s very closely to each other, giving the impression that they are united. Even though they are united,their faces and eyes are looking out into different areas, portraying that they are moving on. This painting is naturalisticdue to the accuracy of how their emotions were depicted through the contours on their face showing an anxious expression. This painting was drawn in a time where many Hispanics were migrating to California and leaving their old life behind. In the background there is an area where the sun is already setting and the Latino’s

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