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Explorations in "Un-framing" Art (Series: Toolkit)
Descriptive Record for Educational Resource No. 89
History | Visual Arts
Questions and answers; 1800-1899; Explorers; Frontier and pioneer life; Pictorial works
Grade Level:
Grades 7, 8 | Grades 9-12 | Secondary I-V (Quebec) | Senior 1-4 (Manitoba)
Type of Learning Resource:
Classroom Activities
Art and artists are often popular subjects of discussion. This exploration will take you 'into the art' by asking you to look beyond what you see. To do this, you will be asked to look at some examples of art. As you look at each work, keep in mind that the questions posed in this exercise could be asked of any work of art. Also keep in mind that there is no right or wrong answer to many of the questions. You will however, need to support your responses with examples from the paintings.
Author of Resource:
Ed Harrison
English; French
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