In my opinion, Image C best represent art. If I'm not mistaken, Image C should be Pablo Picasso's Guernica, depicting the Nazi German in Spain. A great piece of art, to me, must be able to successfully convey the artist's message across to the people looking at it. Among the three image, I find Image C most outstanding and I could understanding what the artist's message through his artwork.
Image C, to me, represent a scene of death, violence, suffering and helplessness. The black and white colour contrasts seems to represent it as a newspaper photograph. On the extreme, there seems to be a bull standing over a grieving woman and a dead child on her hand. On the far right, there is a figure with arms raised in terror seems to be entrapped by something. There is a sense of helplessness dwelling among them.
In the center, a horse is falling in agony as it had just been run through by a spear or javelin. The horse's nose and upper teeth looks like the shape of human skull. Under it, there's a hand holding a shattered sword with a flower growing on it. A light bulb blazes in the shape of an eye over the suffering horse's head.
To the upper right of the horse, a frightened female figure appears to have floated into the room through a window. Her arm, also floating in, carries a lamp. Another person, below the floating the female figure, seems to be staggering and looking towards the light bulb.
The whole scene is chaotic. It seems to be an aftermath of a war and it depicts suffering of people becasue of war and violence. The artist is trying to show how war can wretch people's lifes and the whole society. He seems disapproving towards war and somehow showing how desparate people are for peace.
Image B shows the night sky filled with swirling clouds, stars ablaze with their own luminescence, and a bright cresset moon. Image B, in contrast to Image C, shows a peaceful comfortable city in a magnificent night. I think the whole artwork is a bit too exaggerated.
Unlike Image B and C, I can't figure out what message is Image A trying to put across. To be honest, I think it sucks because it's just plain ordinary.
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