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Name: _______________________________________

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Class:

Brainstorm: What is Art?

Brainstorm: Why create art?

(Do artists send messages?)

(Why cant they just

say what they want?)

Research:

Diego Rodrguez de Silva y Velzquez


1. When did he live?

2. What type of painting did he do? (realistic, abstract, etc.)

3. What are typical characteristics/similarities in his works?

**Remember. This is ART and sometimes artists paint all of the human body. If you run across
anything that is not middle school appropriate, please be professional and move on.

Do an internet search for artist from the 17 th century. Compare and


contrast artwork from that time period in general to that of
Velazquezs. For example, were most artists doing portraits or something
else? Were most artists doing realistic paintings or something else?
Be prepared to talk about at least one other painter and tell the class how
his/her artwork compared to Velazquezs work.
Compare & Contrast:
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Finally, in your opinion, was Velazquezs are a form of SelfExpression or was he making a statement about something?
SUPPORT your opinion!
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Name: _______________________________
1. What can art do/ convey that just saying it cant?

2. Was Velazquezs art self-expression or making a statement?

3. What other artist did you investigate? How did their work compare to that of
Velazquez?

Francisco Goya
1. When did he live?

2. What is MODERNISM and how is Goya related to this movement?

3. One of his most famous paintings is The 3rd of May 1808. What does
this painting depict?

4. How is Goyas style different than that of Velazquez? Do you notice


similarities? What are they?

Notes on video of Surrealism:

Notes on video of Dali:

Salvador Dali
Using your device (or laptop) to find out the following information about
Salvador Dali:
1. When did he live?

2. What is surrealism?

3. How are his paintings surrealistic?

4. What is his most famous painting called? According to Dali, what did it
represent? Do you think he was being serious?

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What is Surrealism? Write down notes from the videos you watch. Make
sure you include the word Juxtaposition.

Juan Mir
1. When and where did he live?

2. We now know what surrealism is. (Thanks Dal!) How is Mirs art also
surrealism if it is SO different than that of Dal?

3. What do the following symbols represent in Mirs art?

4. How did Mirs use of color change over the years? Pick 2-3 painting
from different times of his life to justify your answer.

Dig Deeper.

It was mentioned in a variety of places that surrealism sprang from DADA.


Search DADA ART. What is DADA and DADADISM? How do you see
influences of DADA in the works of Salvador Dali and Joan Mir? Be specific.
Make sure to mention how WWI played a role!
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Take a few minutes and sketch your own
modern drawing (like Goya). Be prepared
to defend your drawing based on the
principles or modernistic art.

Take a few minutes and sketch your own


surrealistic drawing. Be prepared to
defend your drawing based on the
principles or surrealism.