Art Criticism: Understanding Wayne Thiebaud's Salads, Sandwiches, and Desserts
Analysis consists of an understanding and interpretation of evidence and elements found in any number of expressive mediums. Upper graders critique the work of American Realist Wayne Thiebaud through a series of excellent guided...
True Spin: Music
Upper graders take a critical look at art criticism, music, and politics. They watch one segment of "True Spin," produced by VH1 music television and then discuss myths that relate to art and music. Several modern songs are analyzed...
Third graders analyze the life and work of Keith Haring. In this art criticism lesson, 3rd graders view images of his artwork, produce an anthology of his life's work and discuss his achievements. Students will recreate some of his work...
Children Respond to Haring's Work
Students respond to a Keith Haring exhibit at a local museum. In this art criticism lesson, students create a postcard to send to the museum, sharing what they learned on their field trip.