Art Appreciation Points of Discussion
Excerpted from How Artists See Cities by Colleen Carroll.
Buildings: Paris Through the Window, by Marc Chagall
About the ArtworkSome artists change how things really look to give you a certain feeling or to help you see something in a new way.
This strange cityscape seems to come from a dream.
The artist used color in unusual ways, such as the blue-faced man, the bright yellow cat, and the multicolored sky.
How Artists See Cities: Streets Buildings Shops Transportation
by: Colleen Carroll
In How Artists See Cities, the author examines how cities have been depicted in works of art from different time periods and places.
How Artists See - Teacher's Guide
This new "omnibus" edition of the How Artists See Teachers’ Guide contains creative, educational activities for using the How Artists See series in the home and classroom. Each chapter in the new guide covers an individual volume in the series: Animals, America, Artists, Cities, The Elements, Families, Feelings, Heroes, People, Play, The Weather, and Work. Teachers will love the standards-based activities that explore artistic concepts and interdisciplinary themes and reinforce concepts children read about in each volume of How Artists See. For easy lesson planning, each chapter is cross-referenced to the national standards in the main content areas, skills are organized with a scope and sequence chart, and a glossary is provided for easy reference to terminology that appears throughout the guide.