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Visual Literacy Elements and Principles

Whether you “totally hate” Art History or not, it’s pretty much a certain that you’re  going to work on some assignment dealing with the subject during your time at FIT. Though these assignments will take many forms, there are some key aspects to remember that apply to most writing about art or design.  Here’s a refresher on the major elements discussed in most Art History papers, and some topics to consider when discussing artworks/designs in writing.