The Art of Abstraction
Students complete activities to learn about abstract art. In this abstract art lesson, students define related vocabulary and complete an abstract art drawing using a familiar picture from their lives. Students may watch a related video...
7th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
Double Consciousness: Black Conceptual Art Since 1970
Students discuss the act of selection as a central component in contemporary art making in this visual art lesson ideal for the high school or junior high classroom. Emphasis is placed on the artwork of Duchamp and contemporary artists.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Andy Warhol: Pop of Pop Art
Students create an original pop-art repetitive portrait based on a study of life and work of Andy Warhol. They are told that Andy Warhol, was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Students discuss how Warhol used everyday objects and images...
4th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Art in Context: A - Art Oral History
Students explain what art/oral history is, what art historians do, and practice art history skills of description, analysis, interpretation, and evaluation. Additionally, students develop writing/interviewing skills, and find information...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Paul Gauguin Art: Opposite Colour Masterpieces
Young scholars discover new art techniques by examining the work of Paul Gauguin and his use of opposite colors. In this art analysis lesson, students investigate the different perspectives and colors used in classic post impressionist...
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts