What can we learn from looking at Gershon Iskowitz’s Greens B?

Let’s look

Take your time. Look carefully. Where do your eyes go first? Then where? Take in as many details as you can. Encourage students to ask questions. What visual elements in the artwork prompt the questions they ask?  Can they name them?

Let’s describe

From what perspective are we looking at this painting? How do the colours relate to each other? Is the green in the background or foreground? What can you say about the way Iskowitz’s organized this paintings and the colours he chose?

Let’s imagine

If you were to put this painting or part of it under a microscope, what do you think you would find?