Understanding Arts

I’m studying for my Art & Design class and don’t understand how to answer this. Can you help me study?

For this assignment, you may choose a painting, sculpture, or architecture. Include the piece’s title, artist, date, and museum location. Please analyze your piece by discussing the following terms:

  • Give a thorough and detailed description of the piece.
  • Define the purpose of objects/figures.
  • Describe the relative size and placement of objects/figures.
  • Describe the use of color, and explain how those colors create mood/tone.
  • Describe the use of texture (if any).
  • Explain any symbols (people, objects, colors, placement can be symbolic).
  • Consider the characteristics that can be attributed to the time period of your piece.
  • Does your piece convey a social or political message?

This paper should be written in your own words. Do not copy historical or analytical information from other sources. The paper must be 2-3 pages in length (500 words minimum) and done in MLA format