Art Lesson: Cubism Mixed Media Collage
Present the work of Pablo Picasso, Juan Gris and Georges Braque through PowerPoint or slides. Show and discuss segments of a video if available. Critique art prints and set up an interesting still life. Demonstrate how to show multiple views of one object, fractured planes, collage techniques, and wood grained textures.
Ceramic wall art, panels and plaques
Vintage 60's Italian modernist wall plaque Ceramic panels and plaques adorned the walls of many homes in the 50's and 60's and were a regular feature in decorating. During this era, contemporary design was strongly influenced by Italy, France, Scandinavia and the United States. The Italian input into home furnishings appeared early in the postwar period and their adoption of modernist/abstract styles helped define the ' contemporary look ' of this time. They added more flair to the modernist…
Still Life with a Beer Mug, 1921, by Fernand Leger. This artist's work moved between Cubist and Figurative, and he was an important precursor to Pop Art. Check out this piece. It's stylistically Cubist, but compare this beer mug to Warhol's Cambpell's Soup. See the connection?