REFLECT.docx - REFLECT Visual Elements 1 After exploring the work of Caravaggio(this week's Artist of the Week what similarities can you see here in the

REFLECT.docx - REFLECT Visual Elements 1 After exploring...

This preview shows page 1 out of 1 page.

REFLECT- Visual Elements 1. After exploring the work of Caravaggio (this week's Artist of the Week) what similarities can you see here in the work of Artemesia Gentileschi? Answer: Like Caravaggio, Gentileschi uses dark backgrounds to highlight the focal point of his painting. Just like Caravaggio’s painting of Judith decapitation of Holofernes, the same is depicted in Gentileschi’s work. In both artists paintings, Holofernes is in the same position. 2. List and describe a minimum of 3 visual elements learned in lecture that are present in this painting. Answer: As I mentioned before, one of the elements depicted is focal point which is
Image of page 1

Unformatted text preview: being used to draw the viewer in. Another element shown is shadow, which we can see when we look at the faces of the women. Lastly, there is also show highlight when you look upon the man’s body and the women’s arms and face. 3. How does Gentileschi use visual elements to help tell the story of Judith and Holofernes? Answer: Gentileschi uses visual elements to display a story, with emotions, brutality, and the determination women have. As we can see by the women’s facial expressions, this act is not anything new to them. We can see that the male is made lesser and the women are much more powerful than him....
View Full Document

  • Spring '18
  • Rash

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern

Ask Expert Tutors You can ask You can ask ( soon) You can ask (will expire )
Answers in as fast as 15 minutes