Research Topics
mixed media
Mixed Media Define mixed media.
First, identify 3 artists who lived in the first half of the century (1900-1950) whose piece inany medium you like and describe a work by each that you like. Include the kind of artwork you have selected.
Name of work Kind of work


Identify the medium and scroll to the exploration of that art form.
Be prepared to explain:

  When the artist was born and when this artist died.
Where the artist was born.
How the artist learned to work at his/her art.
Subjects the artist explored
Where/how did this artist get ideas?
Where/how can we see this work?
Describe two other important historical events that went on during this artist’s lifetime.
Identify 6 works using more than one art form. Use glossary Links for assistance
Then, select an artist living today who work has mixed more than one medium.
In planning to interview/visit this artist in his/her workplace or studio think about
questions you think you would like to ask. You might start by looking carefully at the workplace and describing it as if you were a newspaper reporter. Some questions may occur to you, but you might start with some like the following.
  How did this artist learn how to work at his/her art?
Does he/she always use the same materials? Why? Why not?
How have materials changed over the years?
Do some artists use more than one medium in a single work of art?
i.e. photography and paint, ceramics and photography
Construct other questions you would like to ask this artist
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