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33 resources with the concept surrealism

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Alice In Wonderland

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compare and contrast surrealist paintings to Alice in Wonderland.  In this literature lesson, students examine surrealism paintings and apply those principles to Alice in Wonderland.  They explore how the artists and author use...
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Stephen Crane - Surrealism and the Antihero

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Learners analyze the work of Stephen Crane as a lesson on surrealism and an antihero. In this surrealism lesson, students complete discuss activities for the topic. Learners then analyze Crane's poetry, his use of surrealism, and the...
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Bringing Surrealism into the Digital Realm

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars write a three page article on two famous surrealist artist of their times. Then, they compare and contrast their similarities and document in the article website references used on footnotes. Students also use...
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The Dream Getaway

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners observe images of amazing places, either real, or imagined by Rene Magritte, Salvador Dali, and Ansel Adams. They think about a time when they wanted to escape and where they wanted to go. They draw their getaway and then...
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Forest and Tapestry Pod and Nude in Open hand

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss and analyze examples of surrealist paintings and photographs from the LACMA collection. Students comprehend the basic tenets and history of the surrealism. They research a surrealist artist they want to emulate in their...
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Let's Call It Automatic

For Teachers 3rd - Higher Ed
Students write whatever comes into their minds quickly and extend that strategy to art. They draw whatever ideas come to mind and students create in a stream of consciousness style. They listen to different types of music while drawing.
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Surreal Hands

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Students compare and contrast various forms of artistic expression. They examine the similarities and differences of how various artists worked.
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Surrealism

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders research several surrealist artists, e.g. Dali, Magritte, etc., and analyze and compare their styles. They apply their knowledge to their own drawings in pastel of flowers and plants.
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Look to your Dreams

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore the life and Surrealist art of Salvador Dalí identify and discuss imaginative, impossible or unexpected elements in Surrealist artworks.