critiquing visual art

New York Times review of art around Manhattan - what is the role of public sculpture?

When critiquing visual art, follow the four steps of DESCRIBING the work, ANALYZING its use of the formal Principles of Design & Elements of Art, INTERPRETING its meaning, message, and mood through symbolism, and JUDGING how effective, expressive and well crafted the piece is.

Refer to the worksheet linked to this site and review the article above for an example of how to use descriptive adjectives toexplain how you feel about a piece of artwork!