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Conceptual Art

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students explore the different ways language is used in conceptual art. In this conceptual art lesson, students analyze artworks that emphasize ideas over form and the methods used in conceptual art. Students work in pairs to read and...
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Crazy for Cubes: Art and Science

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners discuss Sol LeWitt and conceptual art, then analyze the differences in expressing a concept through model-based inquiry and aesthetic art criticism. They develop a geometric, scientific, or mathematical concept, then create an...
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What Is Conceptual Art?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars research recent movements within modern art and discover how they have influenced one another. Using an artist, they examine the life and works of him or her. They define conceptual art and work together in groups to...
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What is Conceptual Art?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Research, art history, and web page creation! Sounds too good to be true. With tons of links and resources, the lesson provides you with everything needed to engage the class in an amazing art and research activity. They create an art...
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The Grey Eminences

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
Learners explore the work of David Ireland. In this visual arts lesson, students watch a video segment about artist David Ireland, study images of his conceptual art pieces, and create their own conceptual art pieces.
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Double Consciousness: Black Conceptual Art Since 1970

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students discuss the act of selection as a central component in contemporary art making in this visual art lesson ideal for the high school or junior high classroom. Emphasis is placed on the artwork of Duchamp and contemporary artists.
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20th Century American Art

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
See the changes, controversy, and innovations that define postwar American art. The onset of the modern art era in American history is well-defined in this slide-show. You'll see how Abstract Expressionism shifted into conceptual, pop,...
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Modern Messages

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the aims of artists working in various contemporary art movements, then create works in a similar art style to convey
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Ideasthesia: How Do Ideas Feel?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
When our senses provide data to the brain, does the brain translate those senses simultaneously or only after they are transmitted? Ponder this interesting inquiry with another fantastic TED video, and consider whether our cross-sensory...
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Permutations

For Students 6th
For this permutations worksheet, 6th graders solve and complete 5 different types of problems. First, they write a simple conceptual art plan with no more than 3 instructions. Then, students use graph paper and a pencil to draw a plan....
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Artists in Search of a Medium: Jonathon Keats

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
What is Conceptual art? How do artist choose a medium in which to work? Why do artists work in specific mediums? Welcome your learners to the world of visual arts with a unit-long examination of the work of conceptual artist Jonathon...
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Cube-It Conceptual Art

For Students 6th
In this cube-it activity, 6th graders solve and complete 3 different types of problems. First, they start with a cube and build a step-back skyscraper with a given base. Then, students build four-sided pyramids with cubes. They also...
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Hair Today

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss how the clothing and hairstyles they choose to wear influences the way others may view them. After viewing clips from two films, students create a word list that relates to the cultural importance of hair. Their final...
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Behind The Wall

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students gain an understanding of conceptual art, the issue of authorship, and the role of the artist through the writing and debate process. They also create an argument either in support of or challenging Sol LeWitt's designation as an...
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New Ideas, New Materials

For Teachers K - 6th
Students create a three dimensional work while exploring the use of unconventional materials to create specific textures and designs. They explore basic concepts such as volume, form, texture and balance.
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The Fine Art of Collecting: Mail Art Collector John Held Jr.

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students study and create Mail Art. In this art lesson, students study the evolution of Mail Art. This lesson includes an extensive list of resources related to the topic and a few related activities for students involving Mail Art.

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