Indiana University Art Museum Pictures America: Midwest Landscape #29

Explore the image Midwest Landscape #29 created by Art Sinsabaugh in 1961

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Questions to Consider [show/hide]

Title: Midwest Landscape #29
Artist: Art Sinsabaugh
Date: 1961

  1. What is your first impression of this photograph? How does it make you feel? What does it make you think about?
  2. What sort of community do you think this is? What sorts of things do you think these people do? What clues about their way of life can you find?
  3. Is this community much like your own? How does it differ and how might it be similar?
  4. Describe the basic shapes that are lined up along the horizon in this photograph.
  5. What do the format and the absence of color emphasize in this landscape?
  6. Where and when do you think this photograph was taken? Are there any hints in the image?

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