Evolving Perspectives: African Art at the Hood Museum of Art
Learning to Look
Created by the Hood Museum of Art, Learning to Look is an approach designed to help viewers look carefully and think critically about any work of art.
This resource provides a full-screen image of an African sculpture as well as details and guidelines to help you lead a discussion with your students about this work of art. It will introduce you and your students to the five steps involved in exploring a work of art: careful observation, analysis, research, interpretation, and critique.
This annotated list of web resources may be used to help you and your students learn more about looking at and making meaning from this type of art.