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How to Spot Design Clues in a Museum


Painting by Jan Van Huysum.


So just how do you spot a designed painting within a museum? What clues can  you look for? Well, most paintings from the late 1800’s and earlier have some sort of design within them…whether it be built with a grid, ellipses, gamut, or arabesques. Without getting deep into analyzing a painting, there are very definite clues you can look for to reveal that it’s been designed. This will allow you to enjoy museums more, and also teach these tips to your friends so they can enjoy them as well.

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