a) Jackson Pollock and Rothko (pick one specific paintings for each).
b) Historical background of the period.
c) Historical background of the artistic movement (Abstract Expressionism)
d) Artist's biographical information for each works (each of them)
e) In-depth formal analysis (4 key points) regarding the compositional elements (each of them) ex. How figures are made and not created uses the space, line, whatever the important formal element is.
f) Critique of both artworks: a balanced description of why the movement/artist/artworks works/fails or both.