Friday, September 2, 2022

Art History - Alexander Calder

Our Specials schedule this year is

    Mon - Nature Study & Form Drawing

    Tue - Farm Day

    Wed - Handwork & Philosophy, Science Club

    Thu - Art History & Structured Word Inquiry

    Fri - Forest School

In my Art History 2022-2023 blog post, I decided September would be Alexander Calder. Here are some resources and my planning notes:

Alexander Calder
1898 - 1976


field trip to the University Museum | Southern Illinois University

Discovering Great Artists: Hands-On Art for Children in the Styles of the Great Masters

by MaryAnn Kohl and Kim Solga
p.66 - "Standing Mobile" activity

Using Art to Create Art: Creative Activities Using Masterpieces

by Wendy Libby
p.23 - art movement (Abstract)
p.24 - "Mobile" activity
p.25 - sample piece of art, Lobster Trap and Fish Tail (1939)
p.26 - mini biography
p.27 - "Abstract Faces" activity
p.28 - sample piece of art, Slanting Red Nose (1969)

week of Sep 5:

week of Sep 12:

week of Sep 19:

week of Sep 26:

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