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Jean-Marie Galing

Art Resource Teacher
Fairfax County Public Schools
Primary (5 to 8 years old), Elementary (9 to 12 years old), Middle School (13 to 15 years old), High School (16 to 18 years old)
Teacher/Educator, Curriculum Developer
Visual Arts, Arts :

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Posters, Pins & Postage for a Cause

<p>Analyze selected images and discuss:</p> <p></p> <ul><li>What is the cause or social issue?</li><li>How has the artist/designer combined text and image to communicate a message?</li><li>What visual qualities make an image effective or not?</li></ul><p></p>
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Abstract food

<p>Images illustrate how artists use simplification and zooming in to abstract images of popular foods.</p>
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Mystery and Fantasy

<p>These artworks are <strong>enigmatic</strong> - "mysterious, puzzling, hard to understand, mystifying, inexplicable, baffling, perplexing, bewildering, confusing, impenetrable, inscrutable, incomprehensible, unexplainable, unfathomable, indecipherable."   They are open to interpretation.  </p><p>Look at one or more of these artworks. How did the artist create a sense of mystery or fantasy? What do you think it could mean?  </p>
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Symbols

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Chuck Close Portraits

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Balance & Symmetry

<p>Which type of balance is represented in each image?</p> <ul><li>Symmetrical balance</li><li>Radial balance</li><li>Asymmetrical balance</li></ul>
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Maps

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Abstract Sculpture

<p>For younger students, play an "I Spy" or sorting game with sculpture images. Attributes to look for:</p> <ul><li>Geometric shapes/forms</li><li>Biomorphic shapes/forms</li><li>Inside/outside sculptures</li><li>Sculptures that resemble animals or people</li><li>Sculptures that don't resemble anything</li><li>Big/little sculptures - explain how you decided this (scale in relation to its surroundings)</li></ul><p>With older students, challenge them to construct a definition of abstraction based on what they observe in the sculptures. </p>
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Theatre Masks

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Gardens

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Louise Nevelson

<p>Did you know that Louise's dad owned a lumber yard? No wonder she enjoyed creating wood assemblages.</p> <p>Look at a selected sculpture with a partner and discuss:</p> <ul><li>What do you see?</li><li>How is it arranged?</li><li>What does it make you think of?</li><li>What kind of meaning or story can you find in the sculpture?</li><li>How did Louise <em>unify</em> her sculptures? (UNITY is when all the parts work together to create a cohesive artwork.)</li></ul><p></p>
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Family Pets

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