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Ai Weiwei's "Remembering" and the Politics of Dissent
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All art is political in the sense that all art takes place in the public arena and engages with an already existing ideology. Chinese artist, Ai Weiwei, offers an important contemporary example. The news that Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has been detained by authorities has prompted significant concern. Ai Weiwei has ben arrested by the Chinese authorities.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Lecture
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Smarthistory
Author:
Beth Harris
Steven Zucker
Date Added:
11/07/2012
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The Art - English Template, Intermediate high
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In this lab students will share their interpretations on artwork. They will discuss how they can talk about art and express their opinion with a partner or in a group. Students will answer questions across different time frames (past, present, future).

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Amber Hoye
Camille Daw
Mimi Fahnstrom
Date Added:
12/10/2019
Art Lesson Plans for a Joan Miro Drawing
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ART BRIDGES: Lesson Plans for
Enrichment, Growth and Healing

Art Lesson Plans for a Joan Miro Drawing

Objectives:
• To introduce a famous Italian artist to the students.
• To teach the art element of “Line”
• To teach the art element of “Balance”
• To practice using these elements in creating a work of art

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Art History
Visual Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Author:
NDE Digital Learning
Date Added:
08/20/2019
Art Show with the Masters
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Research information on artists' lives and works and prepare works of art based on their understanding of the artists, their time and place in history, and their works.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Art History
Visual Arts
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Kennedy Center ARTSEDGE
Provider Set:
ARTSEDGE
Author:
Daniella Garran
Lisa Brizendine
Date Added:
10/10/2010
Artistic Elements: Exploring Art Through Descriptive Writing
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Paint a vivid picture in your reader's mind with good descriptive writing! Artwork provides the perfect starting point for practicing descriptive writing that conveys color, shape, line, and mood.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Visual Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Provider Set:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
09/25/2013
Comparing Artists
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In this seminar you will be able to discuss Spanish artists using comparison phrases and o-->ue stem changing verbs.  Comparison phrases such as more than, less than, and as much as can be used in conjunction with previously learned adjectives.   In this seminar you will compare and contrast various Spanish-speaking artists and their influence in art.  ACTFL StandardsCommunication: Interpersonal CommunicationCultures: Relating Cultural Products to PerspectivesConnections: Making ConnectionsCommunities: Lifelong LearningLearning TargetI can discuss and make comparisons between different artists from Spanish-speaking countries.Habits of MindThinking flexiblyCritical Thinking SkillComparing

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
IU8 Author
Date Added:
05/29/2018
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El Arte
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In this lab students will share their interpretations on artwork. They will discuss how they can talk about art and express their opinion with a partner or in a group. Students will answer questions across different time frames (past, present, future).

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Paola Maurer
Date Added:
08/08/2019
The Elements of Art
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The goal of this unit is to introduce students to the basic elements of art (color, line, shape, form, and texture) and to show students how artists use these elements in different ways in their work. In the unit, students will answer questions as they look carefully at paintings and sculpture to identify the elements and analyze how they are used by different artists.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Art History
Visual Arts
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Lesson Plan
Unit of Study
Provider:
National Gallery of Art
Date Added:
09/19/2013
Elevating the Everyday: Garry Knox Bennett
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Spark visits vanguard furniture maker Garry Knox Bennett at work as he produces the last in a series of fifty chairs for an upcoming exhibition at the Oakland Museum of California. This Educator Guide addresses the history of art furniture.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Visual Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
KQED Education
Provider Set:
KQED Education Network
Date Added:
02/23/2005
Elevating the Everyday: Laurel True
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SPARK checks in on mosaic artist Laurel True's latest mural, which decorates a building across the street from her Oakland studio. This Educator Guide addresses the history and traditions of mosaic art and mosaic murals.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Visual Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
KQED Education
Provider Set:
KQED Education Network
Date Added:
05/31/2006
Fame: Chris Johanson
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SPARK explores the impact of fame and notoriety on visual artist Chris Johanson, jettisoned to international art-stardom by his inclusion in the 2002 Whitney Biennial and a 2002 SECA award for emerging artists from the SF Museum of Modern Art. This Educator Guide explores the history and tradition of street-based works and the field of painting.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Visual Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
KQED Education
Provider Set:
KQED Education Network
Date Added:
04/02/2003
Helen Langdon's 'Caravaggio'
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Accounts of Caravaggio's life are filled with suggestions of murder and intrigue. But does knowing more about this dark artist's experiences help us to interpret his art? Or does understanding his motivations cloud their true meaning? This unit explores the biographical monograph, one of the most common forms of art history writing.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Art History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Reading
Syllabus
Provider:
The Open University
Provider Set:
Open University OpenLearn
Date Added:
02/16/2011
In Respect of Nature: Roman Loranc
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Spark visits photographer Roman Loranc as he captures arresting images of the Central Valley landscape. This Educator Guide is about photography, landscape photography and Romanticism as a creative approach in art making.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Visual Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
KQED Education
Provider Set:
KQED Education Network
Date Added:
05/10/2006
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L'art du Monde Francophone/ Art from the Francophone World- French Intermediate
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In this lab students will share their interpretations on artwork. They will discuss how they can talk about art and express their opinion with a partner or in a group using various memorized phrases and demonstrative, as well as interrogative pronouns.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Lindsay Husted
Date Added:
08/08/2019
Picasso
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This excerpt from a biography explains how Pablo Picassos painting style changed over the twentieth century. It describes his Blue Period, Rose Period, and the period of Cubism.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Unit of Study
Provider:
Basal Alignment Project
Provider Set:
Long Beach District
Author:
Mike Venezia
Date Added:
09/01/2013
Span. 202 Lab 8 - El Arte / The Art - Intermediate high
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In this lab students will share their interpretations on artwork. They will discuss how they can talk about art and express their opinion with a partner or in a group. Students will answer questions across different time frames (past, present, future).

Subject:
Languages
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Amber Hoye
Gabby Bates
Abby Cain
Sue Juarez
Mardy Morales
Alexandra Garcia
Borja Aguilera
Camille Daw
Mimi Fahnstrom
Date Added:
04/03/2020
Teaching Arts Since 1950
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This teaching packet discusses artistic movements of the late 20th century, including abstract expressionism, pop art, minimalism, conceptualism, process art, neo-expressionism, and postmodernism, with attention to their critical reception and theoretical bases. The packet considers works by 27 painters and sculptors including Jackson Pollock, Jasper Johns, Mark Rothko, David Smith, Martin Puryear, Anselm Kiefer, Susan Rothenberg, and Roy Lichtenstein (see full list below).

Subject:
Art History
Visual Arts
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Textbook
Provider:
National Gallery of Art
Author:
Carla Brenner
Date Added:
02/16/2011
Threads: Consuelo Jimnez Underwood
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SPARK takes a look at textile artist, weaver and teacher Consuelo Jimenez Underwood, who constructs histories of indigenous and non-indigenous conflict through her works on exhibit at the San Jose Museum of Art. This Educator Guide explores the history and traditions of textiles in various cultures, as well as the US/Mexican border.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Visual Arts
U.S. History
Material Type:
Lecture
Lesson Plan
Provider:
KQED Education
Provider Set:
KQED Education Network
Date Added:
06/25/2003
Through the Lens: Kerry Laitala
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SPARK watches experimental filmmaker Kerry Laitala's painstaking process as she works on her ongoing tribute to the film medium itself, The Muse of Cinema. This Educator Guide is about the history of experimental and avant-garde filmmaking.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Visual Arts
Film and Music Production
Material Type:
Lecture
Lesson Plan
Provider:
KQED Education
Provider Set:
KQED Education Network
Date Added:
01/26/2005