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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 :

Jean-Marie Galing's collections

 

Alma Thomas: Collection of Colors

<p>Images support discussion of art portfolios and collections with elementary students. </p> <p>See - Think - Wonder</p> <p>1.  What do you see?</p> <p>2. What does it make you think of?</p> <p>3. What do you wonder about them, or what would you like to know more about these artworks?</p> <p>Further discussion questions:</p> <ul><li>What do these artworks have in common?</li><li>Do you think they were created by the same artist?</li><li>Why might an artist develop a collection or portfolio of their work?</li><li>If you collect or make things, how would you like to share it with others?</li></ul>
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12
 

Sculptures by Sol LeWitt

<p>What geometric shapes/forms do you see?</p> <p></p> <p>How does the artist create a relationship between form and space?</p> <p>How do the parts interact or intersect?</p> <p></p> <p></p>
Jean-Marie Galing
5
 

Sculptures by Martin Puryear

<p>How does the artist create a relationship between form and space?</p> <p>How do the parts interact or intersect?</p>
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4
 

Contemporary & Historic Architecture

<p>How does the past influence the present and future? Compare forms in contemporary architecture with those of buildings from ancient and Renaissance times. What similarities can you find? </p>
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Symbols

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Outside Fun

<p>See: Where are these people? What are they doing?</p><p>Think: Have you ever done something like that outside? </p><p>Wonder: I wonder what it would be like to go there.  What would I see, smell, taste, touch, or hear?</p><p>Choose an image and imagine yourself being in that place. Then use that as inspiration for a drawing, painting, or collage. </p>
Jean-Marie Galing
11
 

Festivals

<p>Everyone enjoys a festival or celebration! Let's look at some. . . </p><ul><li>Observe  images and guess which culture each represents.</li><li>Play "I Spy Juxtaposition." Work with a small group to examine an image and find where the artist has juxtaposed symbols or text with the image to create meaning. </li><li>What might you include in an artwork about a festival or celebration?  Would there be dances, special music, food, clothing, or activities?</li></ul><p>Art making challenge:  Collaborate in a small group to create a design for a booth, stage, or other area for a cultural tradition at a festival. Designs will be combined into a festival mural.</p>
Jean-Marie Galing
18
 

Abstraction Methods

<p>Artists can abstract people and objects in many ways. Which methods of abstraction can you identify in these artworks?</p> <ul><li>Simplify</li><li>Fragment (or explode; break into pieces)</li><li>Multiply </li><li>Rearrange (move the parts around)</li><li>Magnify (change the scale)</li><li>Distort (change the shape) </li><li>Morph (change into something else)</li><li>Arbitrary Colors</li></ul><p>Art making prompt: arrange some objects to draw. Then choose an abstraction method to create an artwork based on the objects you see.</p> <p></p>
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Community Groups

<p>Images support the second grade "Out and About" lesson. </p>
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Human Figure

<p>This collection supports learning in the Grade 4 gesture drawing and wire sculpture lessons. Activities:</p> <ul><li>Realism vs. Abstraction: students sort sculptures of the human figure into two categories (realistic or abstract). Describe the ways that some artists abstract the human figure.</li><li>Compare contrast 2D/3D: identify the shapes an artist used to portray the human figure in a gesture drawing, then identify the equivalent forms used in a sculpture. Record findings in a T-chart.</li></ul><p><br /></p>
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Artist Books

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Figures of Interest

<p>People from different times and places have created portraits in clay. Look at some of these figures and consider:</p> <p></p> <ul><li>What do you know about the figure? What do you see that makes you think that?</li><li>How did the artist show the interests of the figure?</li><li>What did the artist do to make the figure visually interesting?</li><li>For whom might this artwork be special?</li></ul><p>If you were to create a self-portrait in clay, what clues would you add to tell others about yourself? What special object might you include?</p> <p></p>
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