WK4 DISCUSSION AR301

Please respond to the following discussion topics and submit them to thediscussion forum as a single post. Your initial post should be 75-150 words in length.Then, make at least two thoughtful responses to your fellow students’ posts. If youhaven’t recently, please review the Rules of Discussion.

Compare and Contrast – Jackson Pollock’s White Light, 1954 with Mark Rothko’s Number 15, 1957.

Spend time looking carefully at each work. Write down a list of words that describe each work – include nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs.

  • What do you think initially, and then what details do you begin to see?
  • What is similar about these works?
  • What is different?
  • They were both American Abstract Expressionists – why are they linked together in this art movement?
  • Do you believe that their intended message is similar?