Prior to beginning work on this discussion forum, read the Writing Center’s Summary vs. Analysis (Links to an external site.)
Take at least 5 minutes to look at The Arnolfini Portrait, and then watch the video Van Eyck, Portrait of Giovanni Arnolfini and His Wife, 1434 (Links to an external site.). After watching the video, respond to the following in your discussion post:
What key components of the work of art were discussed in the interpretation?
What were some details shared regarding the method, tools, subjects, and social implications of the work of art?
What was one example of symbolism identified in the work of art?
Now that you have explored an example of an in-depth analysis of a work of art, how did this analysis differ from your own initial impression?
Your initial post must at least 200 words in length.