All students will be able to learn about the surrealism art movement, juxtaposition, foreground, middle ground, and background, while creating a mixed-media collage.
How and why does art react to what is going on in the world?
The Persistence of Memory is a 1931 painting by artist Salvador Dalí, and is one of his most recognizable works.
Directions: Get into groups of four to five and create a visual aide about this painting to share with the class. The visual aide must answer these questions. You may use drawings on your poster. You may also use your phone to look up additional information about this painting.
1. Include the title, artist and date.
2. Describe what you see in the picture. include art elements and subject matter.
3. Now interpret the image. What is the artist trying to say?
4. How and why does art respond to what is going on in the world? Think about what was going on in the world during 1931.