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41 resources with the concept surrealism

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Wide Awake Dreaming

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine and discuss works of art by Juan Miro and other surrealist artists. They discuss paintings of Juan Miro, create a drawing of a dream-like creature, and write a description of their creature.
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Escape from Reality: Miro and Surrealism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the artwork of Joan Miro. For this art appreciation lesson, students research the life and work of Miro as a surreal artist. Students create their own surreal art as they follow Miro's techniques.
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Dali & Desnos

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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.
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Beginning with Bosch

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore surrealism through the artwork of Hieronymus Bosch. In this surrealism lesson, students understand the characteristics of the art of Bosch and create an original artwork and poem to go with it.
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Beginning with Bosch

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students become familiar with surrealism through the artwork of Hieronymus Bosch. In this Bosch lesson, students explore symmetry and surrealism. Students create step by drawings on the computer in the style of Hieronymus Bosch. Students...
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The Surreal World

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of Surrealism and how it can be expressed in various art forms. They next create a Surrealist collage, and engage in a Surrealist process to invent a title for their work. They critique a class exhibition of...
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Alice In Wonderland

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers compare and contrast surrealist paintings to Alice in Wonderland.  In this literature lesson plan, students examine surrealism paintings and apply those principles to Alice in Wonderland.  They explore how the artists and...
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Stephen Crane - Surrealism and the Antihero

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students analyze the work of Stephen Crane as a instructional activity on surrealism and an antihero. In this surrealism instructional activity, students complete discuss activities for the topic. Students then analyze Crane's poetry,...
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Postwar Uncertainty

For Students 9th - 10th
For this Postwar Uncertainty worksheet, learners take notes about new ideas and lifestyles that developed during the 1920s as well as identify contributions of four individuals.
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Bringing Surrealism into the Digital Realm

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars write a three page article on two famous surrealist artist of their times. Then, they compare and contrast their similarities and document in the article website references used on footnotes. Students also use...
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The Dream Getaway

For Teachers 5th - 8th
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...
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Forest and Tapestry Pod and Nude in Open hand

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss and analyze examples of surrealist paintings and photographs from the LACMA collection. Students comprehend the basic tenets and history of the surrealism. They research a surrealist artist they want to emulate in their...
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Surreal Voyage

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students are introduced to the concept of surrealism in art. Using that information, they create their own surreal composition landscape. They explore the ideas of dreams and the subconscious by creating a collage. They review the...
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Let's Call It Automatic

For Teachers 3rd - Higher Ed
Students write whatever comes into their minds quickly and extend that strategy to art. They draw whatever ideas come to mind and students create in a stream of consciousness style. They listen to different types of music while drawing.
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Surreal Hands

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Students compare and contrast various forms of artistic expression. They examine the similarities and differences of how various artists worked.
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Surrealism

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders research several surrealist artists, e.g. Dali, Magritte, etc., and analyze and compare their styles. They apply their knowledge to their own drawings in pastel of flowers and plants.
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Look to your Dreams

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners explore the life and Surrealist art of Salvador Dalí identify and discuss imaginative, impossible or unexpected elements in Surrealist artworks.