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Students view and discuss a selection of paintings from Salvador Dali, Rene Magritte, and other Surrealist artists. They play a game in which each person in a group writes a sentence and passes it on to the next person without letting them see.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 11 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
Spain & Catalonia - A Thematic Introduction to Salvador Dali
Students examine the life of Salvador Dali and compare their cultures with that of Dali. On a map of Spain, they locate places where Dali lived and discuss his reasons for moving to various places.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 31 Downloads
Look Before You Think: How To Appreciate a Painting
Students develop an elementary understanding of the history of art. They study the basic elements of a painting including perspective, composition, color, light and symbolism. They look at each selected painting and analyze it, moving from first impressions to a more detailed examination.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 18 Downloads
Landscapes: Real and Imagined
Students examine three landscapes incorporating images from nature and the unconscious. In this art analysis lesson, students explore the artists' perception and impact on a subject. Students complete image based discussion and imagine spending a day in the landscape art.
9th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
Give It All You’ve Got Heroes and Visual Art
Sure, your young artists probably know Van Gogh and Picasso, but are they equally as familiar with Frida Kahlo and Andy Warhol? Small groups examine the work of famous artists. Then, they create their own hero portraits in Cubist style and display them in a gallery walk.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 29 Downloads
Lesson Plans for Fantasy: Allegory of Air
Students use combinations of real and imaginary objects to create illustrations for a book. In this Fantasy in art lesson, students discuss the elements of fantasy in Allegory of Air. Students study the work of Salvador Dali and Mir to use as inspiration as they create their own illustrations for a book.
5th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 15 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
The Dream Getaway
Students observe images of amazing places, either real, or imagined by Rene Magritte, Salvador Dali, and Ansel Adams. They think about a time when they wanted to escape and where they wanted to go. They draw their getaway and then construct 3-D models of their dream.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Students examine how organisms adapt to their environment in order to survive. As a class, they discuss the extinction of the dinosaurs and review Darwin's theory of survival of the fittest. They select an animal to morph in the future and create what it would look like using software.
7th - 8th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
Dali & Desnos
Students explore surreal art and poetry. In this visual arts lesson, students examine works by André Breton, Robert Desnos, Salvador Dalí, and Joan Miro. Students then apply the techniques in the works they analyze to their own poetry.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
High School Drawing and Painting
Students combine multiple unrelated images into single composition with subtle message or theme They become familiar with pen and ink techniques inspired by illustrator, Edward Gorey. They create a visual language for texture and value.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads