Jean-Michel Basquiat Teacher Resources
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Racism, Gender, Ethnicity, and Aesthetics in the Art of Graffiti
Young scholars describe how graffiti is a part of everyday culture. They develop basic vocabulary terms for thinking and writing about graffiti and make and justify judgments about aesthetics qualities in graffiti art. They compare and contrast specific works of Basquiat in graffiti, and how graffiti played a major role in his art style.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 39 Downloads
Warhol and Collaboration
Students view images of Warhol/Basquiat collaboration and discuss them using the questions listed in the lesson. They work in groups to choose a theme or topic relating to American culture and discuss ideas about symbols that could be used to represent their ideas.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
Pupils identify and interpret the Neo-Expressionist art movement, specifically the life of Jean-Michel Basquiat. They identify the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat and the works of the Neo-Expressionist period. Then, students write an essay about the life and career of Jean- Michel Basquiat using the questions included in the lesson as a frame work.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Prime your class for a collaborative learning project by first showing them a presentation that highlights Warhol's collaborative endeavors. Slides describe key vocabulary related to collaboration, and then demonstrate its importance by showing all the ways Warhol collaborated with musicians, engineers, and actors to create inspired art.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Andy Warhol: The Last Decade
Discuss pop-art, Andy Warhol, and the concept of collaborative painting with your class. Learners won't be analyzing Warhol's work, but they will be engaging in group activities to understand the collaboration in art. They'll make a shared journal, discuss Warhol's philosophy of art, and make a short movie as a team.
6th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Life Doesn't Frighten Me
Students work with younger students to collaborate to create a painting. In this lesson, students read Life Doesn't Frighten Me. High School students write and discuss fears with Kindergarten children, and then create an artwork showing how they will overcome their fears.
K - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 8 Downloads
Literature and Art Through Our Eyes: African-American Artists
Examine the contributions of African-Americans in the worlds of art and literature. Over the course of a few days, young scholars will read and analyze a poem, a short story, and a piece of art. They complete a range of comprehension-building activities, including writing poetry based on their reflections, comparing different people groups through a graph, and creating a class mural.
3rd - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 15 Views 279 Downloads
Haring Cooperative Quilt
Students inspect visual arts by examining images on the web. In this art history lesson, students discuss the history of art after researching Keith Haring's work on the Internet. Students analyze the style of Haring and create a quilt based on individual paintings and drawings from each student in class.
7th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 5 Downloads
Young scholars rate a variety of kid-friendly museum Web sites for both their educational and entertainment value. They reflect in writing about the overall success of each site to pique their interest in art, science, history or culture.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
The Un-Birthday Present
Students research an artist of their choice. They examine his or her personal habits, mannerisms, and their art. They pick five objects that would be suitable to give their artist for a present. They must explain each object and why they are giving it
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads