Name: Instructor: Course: Date: Formal Analysis: Lightness and Daring of Juanito Apinani Introduction Francisco Goya a Spanish artist born in 1746 has had a significant influence on the western art. He is referred to as the master and father of the modern art despite his art being of the renaissance period. Being conscious of his environment and creativity Goya embodied his art with Romanticism concepts of harmony war entertainment and emotions. In the year 1816 the Spanish artist crafted a painting ‘The Agility and audacity of Juanito Apinani in the ring at Madrid.' The painting was inspired by the bullfighting that had taken a new meaning after a new government put into office. Juanito was recognized to be a skillful and experienced bullfighter who used his agility and speed to quality of the art is excellent giving birth to the contemporary art. To fit the politic aura in his age the artist addresses the unstable environment by showing contrasting elements in this paint. However the art did not include comprehensive use color for clarity and modernity. Source: Real “Juan Apiñani Torero de Calahorra.” RealGoya 8 Nov. 2016. (Fig 1) Works cited Charles D Chauncey M & Richard D. “The Agility and Audacity of Juanito Apinani in the ring at Madrid plate 20 from The Art of Bullfighting 1814/16 published 1816.” The Art Institute of Chicago 2016 artic.edu Accessed 15 Sept. 2017. Muller P. Francisco de Goya :( Grove Art Essentials). Oxford University Press 2016. Real G. “Juan Apiñani Torero de Calahorra.” RealGoya 8 Nov. 2016 realgoya.com Accessed 15 Sept. 2017. [...]
Formal Analysis in a Museum Setting: Lightness and Daring of Juanito Apinani 750 WORD COUNT / MLA FORMAT/ DOUBLE SPACE www.realgoya.com Getting Started Find one artwork that grabs your attention and observe the work for a period of time. Sit in front the work and take notes. Notes can be a form of writing or drawing or both. Soak in all the visual aesthetics of the work. Close observation of the work will lead to a better understanding of its composition and intent. The formal analysis essay is based mostly on direct observations and visual analysis. The Paper Begin with an introductory paragraph. Identify the artist, title of the artwork, and date of production. Introduce the work and the issues that will be analyzed. Enliven the paragraph with a general theme that places the formal analysis into a larger point or argument. The second paragraph or “Body Paragraph I”, describe the work. Set the stage for the formal analysis of the artwork by simply describing the work in terms of its visual elements and its organization. (Think in terms of shapes, forms, color, line, space, composition, repetition, pattern, etc.) The third paragraph or “Body Paragraph II”, analyze and make sense of the matter of fact observations stated from the previous paragraph and how this is literally presented in the work of art. In “Body Paragraph III” explores the artist’s choice of media, process and/or technique in the work. Further explain the work in relation to the artist’s choice of media: the limitations and qualities of the medium. In the "Last Paragraph IV", conclude not by repeating major points in the essay. Instead take what has been discussed in the essay and use it to suggest the artistic choices with how the fits into a historical/social/political context. Originality If you include any information from the eBook, the museum, the Internet, or other sources, you must use appropriate citations in your paper. You will be checked for originality in your writing.