"The Vietnam Veterans Memorial", 1982
American architectural designer & artist
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1) What is Maya Lin most known for?
2) How old was she when she won a significant contest, and what was it?
3) Why did Maya Lin believe that she wouldn't have won, if the entries were submitted with name, instead "blind" with numbers?
4) What have we done this week that was inspired by Maya Lin?
"The Dream", 1910
PERIOD or MOVEMENT: Post Impressionist/Surrealism/
He was often called "la dounanier". Why?
Art Works Every Well Educated Person Should Know!
"Joachim's Dream", Fresco, 1304-1306.
Fresco. Capella degli Scrovegni, Padua, Italy
Italian painter, sculptor, architect
PERIOD: Early Renaissance
Known as the "Father of Modern Painting"
Look for deep blue backgrounds
"The Scream", 1894, National Gallery of Oslo, Norway
PERIOD or MOVEMENT: Expressionist/Symbolism
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1.Why is the sky red in this painting?
2. Where/what is Christiania?
American Gothic, by
1. Who are the people in the painting?
2. Where is the scene and house located?
3. What was Wood trying to say in this painting?
4. Do you seen any repeated shapes in the painting? What?
"La Gioconda", (1479-1528)
Leonardo da Vinci
Italian painter, inventor, scientist
1503-06 (150 Kb); Oil on wood, 77 x 53 cm (30 x 20 7/8 in); Musee du Louvre, Paris
#1: Exactly who IS Mona Lisa?
#2: Does everyone agree? If not, who do they think she might be?
#3: Look closely at Mona Lisa's face ....what's missing?
#4: Recently, a new version of the Mona Lisa was discovered. Where and how?
BROADWAY BOOGIE WOOGIE
Boogie-Woogie is a painting
Question: What is Broadway Boogie Woogie all about? What was Mondrian trying to express? Why?