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Title: The Family - American Portrait
Artist: Romare Bearden
- What colors do you see in this image?
- Can you describe some of the textures Bearden uses?
- How many people can you find in this image?
- Can you figure out these people’s relationship to one another?
- How has the artist arranged this interior space?
- What might be the reason for including the “eye” in the tablecloth on the painting? The extra large hand of the figure to the right?
- Can you create a story around Bearden’s figures, their actions, and placement in the print?
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