It's Hip to be Square! Lesson 2: Picasso Who?

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Discipline:
Arts & Music
Subject:
Graphic Arts
Grade:
8

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It's Hip to be Square! Lesson 2: Picasso Who?

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It's Hip to be Square!Lesson 2:Picasso Who?

Pablo Picasso

Word of the day!Guernica:Basque name: Gernika a town in N Spain: formerly the seat of a Basque parliament; destroyed in 1937 by German bombers during the Spanish Civil War, an event depicted in one of Picasso's most famous paintings.

Hello Year 8 Art!Pablo Picasso had a major influence and input on the formation of Cubism as one of the first avant-garde art movements of the 20st Century. Copy out the fact sheet on Picasso into your Visual Arts Diary (V.A.D), presenting it as a mini case study. This must include atleast 3 images of his works, with an analogy of ONE artwork ( images to be completed for homework). You shall be given the opportunity to pair up and create your own Picasso work using the program 'Picasso Head'. Each student is to create a portrait of their partner and print it out and include in journal. You must include a description of why the image is cubist, including a desciption of colour, line and techniques used.

http://www.picassohead.com/

Who was Picasso?Born: 25th October 1881Nationality: SpanishInfluences: World War Two, Rapid advanement of technology, Cezanne and Braque and African Masks.Major Works: Guernica, The Weeping Woman and Les Desmoiselleshttp://www.picasso.com/life.aspx


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