Select a work of art from this module, such as Arshile Gorky’s
What’s the main or central story of this work of art?
What’s the side story (or stories) of this work of art? You might consider what’s happening on the periphery and in the background, or how the artwork was made.
What’s the hidden story of this work of art? What’s obscured, neglected, or happening below the surface that isn’t easily seen?
Try discussing the work of art as a group to determine the main and side stories. Student wonderings can serve as guideposts for uncovering hidden stories through additional research. Where do journeying and migration fit into the stories you discover?