For this assignment, you are going to find a public art (on the internet or near your house).



  • Describe what you see.
  • Describe the artist’s use of color. How many colors have been used?
  • Describe the texture.
  • Describe the lines in the work.
  • What kinds of shapes do you see? Name them.
  • What is the subject of the art work?
  • Why do you think the piece was placed in this particular location?
  • How old is it?
  • Who made it?
  • Who paid for it?
  • Who is the artist?
  • What is the title?


  • Is your eye drawn to any particular area? Is there one place your eye always ends up? How does the artist create this?
  • Is there an art element that stands out in the composition?
  • Is the composition balanced?
  • Does the work make you think of movement? How does the artist show movement?
  • Does the work look flat or does it give a feeling of depth or space?
  • How does the artist piece together the different parts of the art work?


  • What’s the mood like?
  • What overall feeling do you get from the artwork?
  • Why do you think the artist choose this particular subject?
  • What message do you think the artist wanted us to understand by looking at this artwork?