Cubism Teacher Resources
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Study Cubism and Cubist art by examining a number of images with your students. They look at the relationship of Cubism to society architecture, and literature. Finally, they design a Cubist self-portrait using a variety of mediums after studying how more than one medium can be used in a piece of art.
8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 21 Downloads
Technology in Art
Complete three different self portraits in this art technology activity. Your class will discuss the cubism genre and its characteristics. They create a regular self-portrait, a cubism self-portrait, and a cubism digital picture of themselves.
3rd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 24 Downloads
Define the term "cubism" with your students and investigate the characteristic style. View several cubist-style pictures of faces, discuss shapes seen and facial features present in artwork. Then your class can work individually or in pairs to create their own cubist faces using variety of media.
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 30 Downloads
Painting Modern Life
Examine three Cubism art pieces by Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque with your young scholars. They will research how Cubism was advanced due to Picasso and Braque. and then compare and contrast Cubist works through image based discussion. Your pupils take pictures of the same subject from multiple angles and create a two-dimensional collage with them.
11th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 24 Downloads
Explore Pablo Picasso. For this art history and face drawing lesson, read a brief biography of Pablo Picasso. Draw a self portrait following guided instruction by the teacher. Paint a self-portrait and practice adding white and black to modify colors.
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 17 Views 205 Downloads
Realistic Impressions: Investigating Movements in the Visual Arts
High schoolers explore the idea of movements in the visual arts and differentiate between some of the most well known movements in Western art. The lesson focuses on what makes a painting an example of a particular movement.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 20 Downloads
Early Modern Art
Whether you are teaching an art class or world history class, this presentation will appeal to viewers' creative minds and receptive eyes. With brief explanations on Cubism, Expressionism, Surrealism, Dada, and Bauhaus as representations of the five central themes in early modern art, the slides let the vivid images of Picasso, Dali, and Matisse (among others) do the talking.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
The Age of Confusion
According to the presentation, the age of confusion was marked by a very specific set of art and philosophical movements. Take a visual trip, and explore expressionism, cubism, Dada, Bauhaus, existentialism, and the new modes of understanding that defined early 20th Century art.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
The Surreal Deal
Students examine the art-historical contexts used by Salvador Dali and identify examples of them. They explore surrealism by playing the game Exquisite Corpse, automatic writing or drawing, and dream illustration. They tour the Dali Museum.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 29 Downloads
This image rich presentation can help you lead a lively and visually stunning lecture on the impact of the Cubist movement. Each slide contains a single image which exemplifies cubism or one of its six following manifestations. You'll find examples on purism, futurism, Russian avant-garde, rayonism, Supermatism, and of course cubism.
11th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Proto-Cubism: Thinking Like Picasso
Eighth graders create blind contour drawn portraits. They work in small groups and pose for each other, creating portraits that express multiple points of view. Students also view a PowerPoint presentation on Cubism and complete a WebQuest on Picasso.
8th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 4 Downloads
Picasso's Three Musicians
This lesson has students read or be read a book about Picasso and the technique of Cubism. They are shown a sample of what they are doing to be doing and discuss the drawing process. Using a photo of a musical instrument, they sketch it in cubistic style.
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 18 Downloads
Postwar Attitudes and Art
Sneak a peek at the art, literature, and culture of America in the 1920's. Realism, cubism, expressionism, dadaism, and surrealism are covered with vivid examples. Use the presentation as you discuss post WWI America with your class.
8th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Don't just talk about Cubism, explore it! Learners discuss some of the great Cubist artists as they take on a Cubist-style drawing assignment. They discuss the characteristics found in Cezanne, Monet, and Picasso paintings and analyze each for the use of geometric and organic lines.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 10 Downloads
Changes in Western Art: From Realism To Cubism"
Middle schoolers discover the influences of mid 19th and early 20th century art styles: Realism, Impressionism, Post / Neo Impressionism, Fauvism, Cubism through an analysis of styles, subject matter, and media.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 2 Downloads