comparing a work of visual art to a work of theory You will be comparing a work of visual art . to a work of theory. Three theories that tend to have a broad application: Paul Klee’s CREATIVE CREDO, Mondrian’s PLASTIC ART AND PURE PLASTIC ART, and Odilon Redon’s SUGGESTIVE ART. Of course, it’s best to focus on your . own freestanding analysis of ANY work you choose (painting, sculpture, whatever) before applying the theory. 1,250 words.