Do Now, 10/31/19

Do Now, October 31, 2019

  1. Review the image below from the Feature Shoot essay

    HARLEM THROUGH THE EYES OF JAMES VAN DER ZEE

  2. In your notebook, describe what you see in the image(s) below using the language contained in the elements of art
  3. Be prepared for peer-to-peer and class share-outs.

What do you see?

James Van Der Zee, Marcus Garvey with George O. Marke and Prince Kojo Tovalou-Houénou, 1924 Gelatin silver print; printed c.1924, 5 x 7 inches

Take time to look at the image(s). If possible, read the story for a greater understanding of the artists’ vision and story context.

  • Describe the elements of art within the image(s); shape & form / line / space / value / texture and color within the image.
  • Describe the principles of art within the image(s); emphasis / balance / unity / contrast / movement & rhythm / pattern / repetition within the images.