Art and Appreciation

 Look into these two artist work: 

Artist – Cai Guo- Qiang, “Transient Rainbow” and – Elizabeth Catlett -“Sharecropper”

In this two artist art, do their works contain underlying symbolism or themes? A narrative that the artist references? Would you characterize the work as expressive, formalist, or containing elements of both? How do the design elements used to create the work contribute to conveying meaning or mood?  In other words, how does the form of the work relate to its content? What is your interpretation of the work’s meaning? 

Write up to one page (250-400 words) for each work. Cite any sources you consulted in your research.