Thesis Papers: Who was meant to view the works and why/how were the works of art meant to be read and understood?

Thesis Papers: Who was meant to view the works and why/how were the works of art meant to be read and understood?

 How did artists use art to present ideas to the public?

What is the context of this presentation?

Who was meant to view the works and why/how were the works of art meant to be read and understood?