Inspirado en ¿Being Home? (¿En casa?) Rupprecht Matthies, 2009.
Rupprecht Matthies busca inspiración en la comunidad. Para su obra, pidió a refugiados de diferentes partes del mundo que compartieran sus historias y experiencias de reasentamiento en Denver.
“Hands are very important for me,” says Denver-born artist Jordan Casteel. “A single hand can hold so much emotion.”More
Inspired by Phantom Tattoo, Gene Davis, 1965.More
Inspired by ¿Being Home? Rupprecht Matthies, 2009.
Rupprecht Matthies looks to the community for inspiration. In his work, he asked refugees from around the world to share their stories and experiences resettling in Denver.
Shantell Martin is a multimedia installation artist. Her exhibition at the Denver Art Museum, Shantell Martin: Words and Lines features Martin’s signature black and white drawings that explore intersectionality, identity, and play.More
Take your students on a journey to explore how two American artists helped shape a national identity that valued self-reliance, independence, and perseverance.More
Through these British paintings created between the 16th and 20th centuries, students will investigate the conflicts, controversies, and achievements depicted, and their modern day impacts.More
Explore architecture with the idea that buildings don't have to be box-shaped. Students will create their own architectural designs by literally thinking outside the box.More
Students discover artists’ creativity over time and across cultures, making comparisons and connecting with human stories through art.More
Students investigate art across cultures and time, forming their own opinions through examination and collaboration.More
Students will learn about ideas of order, chaos, pattern, and variation in poetry. They will then use Waddell’s Motherwell’s Angus to discuss these ideas. The painting will serve as inspiration for the students as they write both traditional and free form poems.More
Students will use Phillip Guston’s painting Blue Water as inspiration for creating an “image portrait” of a historical figure, arranging images that reflect qualities, actions, and characteristics of the figure into a composition.More
Students will examine the use of marquetry and other fine artistic processes on the Renaissance Revival/Aesthetic Cabinet, then practice their marquetry skills by creating a piece of art using only black, grey, and white pieces of triangular paper to design a picture.More
Students will examine James Walker’s Cowboys Roping a Bear as the impetus for historical inquiry in order to formulate arguments leading to a brief, class-wide debate.More
Students will examine the artistic characteristics of Dream of Arcadia, discuss the meaning and significance of conservation with respect to nature, and write a letter to the mayor, city council, or other appropriate leader(s) encouraging conservation of a natural space with which the stMore
Students will critically examine and discuss the image of the Warrior Figure with Trophy Head. They will then discuss and view how modern leaders and persons of power are depicted and note the similarities and difference of how power is represented across time and culture.More
Students will listen to various sections of Petrarch’s poem “The Triumphs,” sketch images related to the text, and compare their drawings to the images portrayed in The Triumphs paintings.More
Students will discuss the historical and cultural influences found in Plate by Maria and Julian Martinez. Then they will reflect on historical and/or familial influences in their own lives and create a personal narrative describing those influences.More
Students will critically examine and discuss the image of the Bird-Headed Deity. They will use information gathered to create a group chart noting symbolic intent found in the object.More
Students will focus on the clothing of the vaqueros in Walker’s painting and explore the connections between fashion and function. Students will also design and draw their own pieces of clothing that combine fashion with an unusual function.More