Discussion Questions: Teresita Fernández’s Fire

Teresita Fernández, Fire, 2005; collection SFMOMA, Accessions Committee Fund purchase (Created in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia); © Teresita Fernández

  1. How would you describe this artwork to a person who can’t see it?
  2. What questions would you ask the artist about this work if she was here?
  3. How do the visual elements (color, lines, shapes, textures) affect your response to the work?
  4. Does the work make you think of specific sounds, smells, or tastes? What are they?
  5. What do you think is important or interesting to remember about this work?

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