Rhizome Art Piece Analysis

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Formal Analysis on The Rhizome Art Piece
These artists collaborated and challenged their viewers to recognized nature. Everything in the world deserves to be recognized. Nature is one of the amazing elements God created and put on our planet, in this generation its hard to recognize nature when everything surrounding us has been replaced or distorted, now the world looks to be man made. In this collaboration piece Johanna Paas and Mariah Doren work together and combine their talents into a piece of art that stands out to viewers. They want to evoke the viewers thought-provoking response and encourage them to open their minds and recognize the familiar yet abstract imagery of nature.
The artists used colors, shapes, and the illusion of texture
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A layering technique was used letting the colors peek around each other and create an abstract still life. The piece of art is made up of layers being added and erased, creating history to get a result of both of the artists final product, which both show their similar artistic mind set. Since the artwork was on the larger side; roughly three by two feet. The artists were letting the viewers use their corpus callosum to make their own artistic reflections between the familiar and the abstract. The board used to mount the artwork puts the piece back into the thin off white frame which creates the viewers mind to enter the artwork with their eyes and minds to almost manipulate the viewers to seek the unknown truth of the art …show more content…
The colors shown are all representational to nature: brown, grey, black, white, and yellow is mixed analogously. They did not choose a wide range of color, they restricted themselves to colors that mimic the world around us. The first layer on the top part of this piece they decided to use a natural faded out mustard yellow earth tone to create and represent dirt and soil, by adding and erasing layers they created colors to overlap and show through which created slightly darker colored lines and spots that are representing an artistic view on the continuous underground stem segments and the root part of a rhizome. When a viewer first looks at this work of art their eyes are directed to a scientific drawing of a shoot which is the main part to rhizomes. The artist used a stippling effect to make a 3D illusion on layered piece, their purpose for doing so is that it creates a sense of importance. Also using the color black for the shoot and surrounding it by the faded out mustard yellow easily makes the shoot the most recognizable part in this art work. Although the piece is showing separation by color the bottom part of this piece also has a toned down base color. They started off with grey and added layers to create a washed out look, on top of the base they created dark grey spots to resemble stones. At the edge of the second

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