Through the Eyes of the Artist
Art Museum Galleries
Summayya Wagenseil '19, Student Guide
This tour focuses on the significance of the artist’s identity. Elements such as an artist’s biography, race, the time period they lived in, and the conditions in which they created their works impact their style and choice of subject matter. This tour will encourage viewers to take a closer look at the historical context and identity of the artist, so that we are able to understand the artwork from their viewpoint and better appreciate their artistic choices.