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									Think Art!
  Marjorrie C. Custodio
 Heritage Middle School
   7th Grade Fine Arts
Teaching art history can be a challenge
because students might find it boring.
We need to be excited about teaching
art history and engage the students.
Make art history entertaining and
get the students to think critically.
Art history can be entertaining
and engaging at the same time.
Present students entertaining
 facts about the artist’s life.
             Claude Monet
1) Monet was well known at an early
   age for his drawings of caricatures.
               Paul Cezanne
12. Zola wrote a book based on a painter
   who became a failure.
           Vincent van Gogh
12) Vincent van Gogh painted Starry Night when
    he was in an insane asylum.
                Salvador Dali
4) Dali once arrived in a heavy deep sea diving
   suit to give a lecture and nearly suffocated.
Present students images that will
      grab their attention.
Diego Rivera
Detail of the Sistine Chapel
Self-portraits
Increase student interest by using
     Pop culture references.
Santino
Simpsons
Andy Warhol
   Students can develop critical
thinking skills and art appreciation.
Teach students to make inferences
      about the artist’s life.
                      Modeling Inferences
             Artist Information                             Inference

1) In 1482, Leonardo worked for the Duke         I think Leonardo da Vinci had
   of Milan where he flourished as an
   artist, architect, engineer, and scientist.
                                                 amazing talent

2) Leonardo was way ahead of his time            because he excelled in many
   designing machinery, war vehicles,            different areas besides art.
   and submarines.

3) He also produced anatomical studies
                                                 Support: Leonardo was an
   dissecting cadavers in his workshop.          architect and a scientist.
                     Guided Inferences
7) Within 17 years, Leonardo
   completed only 6 works, one      I think ______________________________
   being the Last Supper (1495-     ________________________________________
   1498).                           because____________________________
8) In the Last Supper, Jesus is the
                                    ________________________________________
   FOCAL POINT: red shirt,
   centered, and visual movement ________________________________________.
   (Disciples).                     Support: __________________________
9) Leonardo is the first to
                                    ________________________________________
   experiment with 1 point
   perspective.                     ________________________________________.
                 Independent Inferences
11) Leonardo painted La Gioconda on        I think ______________________________
    wood and carried it around with him.
                                           ________________________________________
12) Her lips are too small, her body is    because____________________________
    turned to suggest movement, and she
    has no eyebrows.                       ________________________________________

                                           ________________________________________.
13) The painting is behind bullet proof
    glass in the Louvre in Paris because   Support: __________________________
    someone tried to stab it.
                                           ________________________________________

14) Is La Gioconda Leonardo as a woman?    ________________________________________.
   Teach students to make
connections to the artist’s life.
                  Modeling Connections
1) He had a slightly bizarre personality.   I read about Andy Warhol being obsessed
   He dyed his hair straw blond and         with fame and using television to help
   later replaced his real hair by blond    him become famous.
   and silver-grey wigs.                    This reminds me of my husband’s friend
2) Warhol was obsessed by the               from college, Matt Hoffman, who tried to
   ambition to become famous and            become famous by appearing on Big
   wealthy.                                 Brother.
3) He knew he could achieve the             It helps me understand Andy Warhol
   American dream only by hard work.        realized the power of television and its
4) Andy created two cable TV shows-         ability to make even “ordinary” people
   Andy Warhol’s TV and Andy Warhol’s       famous. Matt realized this too which is
   Fifteen Minutes for MTV.                 why he auditioned for countless reality
                                            shows before appearing on Big Brother.
                     Guided Connections
1) He had a slightly bizarre personality.
                                            I read about _______________________
   He dyed his hair straw blond and
                                            __________________________________
   later replaced his real hair by blond
                                            __________________________________
   and silver-grey wigs.
                                            This reminds me of _________________
2) Warhol was obsessed by the
                                            __________________________________
    ambition to become famous and
                                            __________________________________
    wealthy.
                                            It helps me understand ______________
3) He knew he could achieve the
                                            __________________________________
   American dream only by hard work.
                                            __________________________________
4) Andy created two cable TV shows-
                                            __________________________________
    Andy Warhol’s TV and Andy
                                            __________________________________
   Warhol’s Fifteen Minutes for MTV.
                Independent Connection
          Artist Information                       Connection
1) Before becoming an artist van Gogh    I read about _______________________
                                         __________________________________
   tried dealing art, teaching, working in
   a bookstore and being a preacher like __________________________________
   his dad.                              This reminds me of _________________
                                         __________________________________
2) His younger brother Theo was very     __________________________________
   supportive and often sent money to It helps me understand ______________
   help buy art supplies and food.       __________________________________
                                         __________________________________
3) Van Gogh moved to Paris to join Theo. __________________________________
   Theo was in the business in buying    __________________________________
   and selling paintings.
   Teach students to apply their
inferencing and connecting skills to
         the artist’s work.
Picasso’s Blue Period
        I think ______________________________
        ________________________________________

        because____________________________
        ________________________________________

        _______________________________________.


        Support: __________________________
        ________________________________________

        _______________________________________.
Connecting works of art to each other.




      Banksy               Monet
We need to be excited about teaching
art history and engage the students.
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