Category: Projects

Project 4: Susanna and the Elders by Sir Peter Lely

I’m pleased that I chose to concentrate on this painting for Project 4. When I did my History of Art 1 course, one of the paintings I studied was Hayez’s Susanna at her Bath. This was an annotation for a female nude, but I remembered the story when I was at Tate Britain and saw …

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Project 3 – Critical Review

Analysing the three strands of criticism; description, interpretation and judgement, sounds simple but I actually found it quite challenging. For example, at just what point does interpretation turn into judgement? There are the three strands, but the edges between them can be blurred. Doing this exercise made me read the passage in a different way …

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