3.04.2022

american progress


 Two different classes spent an hour analyzing this painting's symbolism.  They had some fascinating insights.  

I divided the painting into four sections and we looked closely at a section and analyzed it before moving on to the next and finally looking at the whole.


2 comments:

  1. Will you share their thoughts?

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  2. Wow, that must have generated a lot of discussions. Especially the part where Native Americans are being driven form their lands. I googled this and found... https://picturinghistory.gc.cuny.edu/john-gast-american-progress-1872/

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