Discussion Questions: Robert Arneson’s California Artist

Artwork image, ​Robert Arneson, California Artist

Robert Arneson, California Artist, 1982; collection SFMOMA, gift of the Modern Art Council; © Estate of Robert Arneson / Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

  1. What can you tell from this work about the story of the person who made it, or the time or place in which he lived?
  2. If this work could speak, what would it say? What do you see that makes you say that?
  3. If this work is the artist’s half of a conversation with you, what would you want to say back to the artist?

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