Use the format below, your initials signifying you are talking and the artistâ€™s
initials to signify the artist is talking.
(your initials signify you are talking)
(artist’s initials will signify he is talking)
1. Introduce yourself to the artist and your audience,
tell your qualifications and and experience in making
the interview request.
2. Tell the artist which work of art you have chosen to
pinpoint your questions about, the year itwas created,
and the museum where it is located. (Titles of works of
art are ALWAYScapitalized and italicized or placed in
3. What drew you to this work of art that you wanted to
know more about it?
4. Ask the artist if he is dead or alive and if there are
any details he would like to share about his life that he
considers relevant to this one work of art.
The Body of the Interview – ask all questions below
1. Media, Processes, or the Technique the artist used to
create the piece. If the work is sculpture, what are the
materials the artist used and what is the scale of the
work? If the process is printmaking, what type of print
resulted from the process? If it is a drawing, what
the artist use and what tools did he use? It the work is
an installation, describe the materials you see in the
work and talk about its location.
2. Elements & Principles of Design you see in the work
of art a. Determine one or two elements (line, shape,
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color, value, texture, space) or design principles
(proportion, scale, balance, unity, emphasis) that is
emphasized in this work of art. Does the artist agree
with you? Why
or Why not?
3. Art Historical Period or Movements that the work
references. Was this work “a first,” did it somehow
change the perception of art at the time it was created?
If you, the curator, have an
opinion about the work’s place in art history, ask the
artist if he agrees or disagrees
What elements in this work does the artist think was
inspired by another art movement, either locally, or in a
different location in the world, styles such as Cubism,
Impressionism, or Baroque, etc. This sort of questioning
about art historical movements makes an impression on your audience.
4.Ask three questions that you have thought of that you have been able to answer
Wrap Up the Interview with a Closing Question and Remark Tell the artist why you
think this work of art has value in the world today and see what he says. End with a
closing remark, and thank you. Include jpg self-portrait and biographical information.
(â€œCall out an important point or quote from your artist.â€) â€“ (Artistâ€™s
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