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  • Writer's pictureLorenda

Gallery Tour Step 1: "I Don't Get Art!"

Updated: Nov 23, 2020

First Step: DON'T PANIC! Help is on its way...I am a practicing artist and have been in the field of art education for decades. After several requests, I am finally getting around to setting out a simple beginner's process for understanding art.

Have you ever been STUCK in an Art Gallery against your will? This painting by artist Edvard Munch "The Scream"* may or may not be familiar to you, but I think it perfectly expresses how YOU might be feeling about your lack of "understanding art" Look below "The Scream" to find the next of 7 steps in total. They will get you started in building up your ability and confidence in critiquing any piece of art you come across.

The Scream by Edvard Munch, 1893. Public Domain.

*Public domain. The author died in 1944, so this work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less.


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