Venetian Carnival Masks
Learners investigate the history of the Venetian Carnival and the use of the carnival masks in French and Italian traditions. Masks are then created noting the emphasis non fantasy, stylization, and abstraction features.
9th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 12 Downloads
Allegory: A Language Beyond Words: Meanings of Emblems/Symbols/Attributes: Iconography in Baroque/Renaissance Art and Sculpture
Students explore the various emblems, symbols, and attributes in the Renaissance and Baroque art periods. In this art language lesson, students discuss and pronounce vocabulary words. Students read a French song and listen to music from...
7th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts
How Ancient Art Influenced Modern Art
What do Picasso, Matisse, and Gauguin have in common? They are all considered modern artists, a movement that began over 150 years ago. And despite the label, their work was influenced by artists much, much, older. Check out this video...
5 mins 7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
African Ceramic Mask Making
Learners investigate a variety of African mask types, design several masks, and create an example of an African ceramic mask in this 5th grade through High School Art activity. The activity can take anywhere from 6 lessons to 16 lessons.
5th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts