FIRST: You will have twenty minutes to complete this activity: We will then discuss responses.
Go to Art Galleries. Choose a painting and then, using the hand-out outline, write a short comment (include the link to the artwork you chose).
You should comment on:
You can also choose a work of art from these sources:
Another site titled The Greatest Works of Art
50 Most Famous Works posters (this is from a site that sells posters, but does provides nice images of famous pieces of art)
SECOND: You will have fifteen minutes to complete this activity and leave a comment.
Are all of the examples on that list “art?” If so, why. Are there any examples you do not consider art? If so, why not?
THIRD: Only do this activity if you complete the first two. It is extra credit.
Go to The Best Sites For Learning About Famous Art Thefts. Then answer this question: why would people buy a stolen piece of art that they could never show to anyone else?
FREE TIME: If you complete all three activities, please just explore The Artist’s Toolkit.