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Welcome curators! Your task is to create a gallery exhibit devoted to the works of a notable German/Austrian artist. You will be using
as your gallery space.
Max Ackermann, Max Beckmann, Paula Modersohn, Marianne Brandt, Otto Dix, Max Ernst, Alfred Eisenstadt, George Grosz
, Hannah Hoch, Paul Klee, Käthe Kollwitz, Gustav Klimt, Ernst Kirchner, August Macke, Franz Marc, Oskar Schlemmer, Kurt Schwitters, Rosemarie Trockel
account. Dr. Valenza will add you to the school's educators' account.
Create an (appropriate)
to represent your role as curator.
Use the pathfinder below (and the
) to help you locate images and information
Open a folder to collect images prior to uploading them.
Open PowerPoint and create one slide, on which you will record your sources. We will later save that slide as a jpg to import in VoiceThread
Include in your gallery:
Five major works of your chosen artist
Each work should be titled and dated as it would be in a real museum. Include URLs for the painting's actual site on the Web.
Your last slide should be a PowerPoint jpg citing all of your sources, including full citations for your images.
, your voice commentary will be in German.
You will prepare a draft script prior to recording to edit and to share with Herr Martin.
In your script, you will
Brief biography of the artist
For each work explore the social/historical context
Why should the museum visitor appreciate this work?
What do you find moving or special about it?
Where does the work fit in terms of artistic movements?
Your voice should convey appropriate interest, energy, and professionalism.
Shifting roles: You are now a museum visitor!
Following the exhibit opening, you will visit two galleries of your choice with your avatar.
As a museum
you will comment on two works of your choice.
As a visitor, your comments (in German) might include:
your personal impression of the work
how the curators' comments helped your better understand the work
additional information you might add relating to history or art
questions remaining about the work
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We have hundreds of art books. Use the
to help you find
Beyond Books: Art
Grove Dictionary of Art
(Under "ART" in ACCESS PA) >
GALEnet Biography Resource Center
(Under "BIOGRAPHY" in ACCESS PA)
Free Web Sources
(slideshow to help with vocabulary)
Artcyclopedia German Artists
CFGA: German Artists
Art History Resources on the Web
Masters of Photography
Museums in Germany
Directory: Google: Artists (alphabetical search on top line)>
WebMuseum Artists Index
Web Gallery of Art
Yahoo! Art History Periods
Yahoo! Masters: Painting
Yahoo! Masters: Photography
Yahoo! Masters: Sculpture
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