Identify 6 kinds of sculpture. Use Glossary. Use Links for assistance.
|First, identify 3 artists who lived in the first half of the century (1900-1950) whose sculpture you like and describe a work by each that you like. Include the kind of sculpture you have selected.|
|Name of sculpture||Kind of sculpture|
Identify one sculpture that you would like to explore. 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.
What materials/tools the artist used.
What areas of study does the artist apply in the work (math, science chemistry/physics),
oral and written skills
What 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.
|Secondly, select an artist living today who works in the same art form.
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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