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Shape, Form, and Color
On view through October 31, 2021
Springfield Art Museum
Springfield, Missouri

There are seven essential elements of art that outline the fundamental components of an artwork. These include color, line, shape, form, value, texture, and space. We often judge an artwork by how effectively the artist uses these elements. This exhibit explores three of the seven elements: Shape, Form, and Color.

Presented in the exhibition are a collection of 19 works, including a painting by Deborah Weisel, the founder of the Springfield Art Museum, pulled exclusively from the Museum’s outstanding collection of contemporary American water media.

[Image: Sister Barbara Cervenka, Sea Forms, 1973, Watercolor on paper. Collection of the Springfield Art Museum. © Sister Barbara Cervenka.]