Week #2 – 08/18 – Chuck Close Representation and Abstraction

Essential Questions: How does an artist choose to represent reality? How can shape help define detail? What is the difference between Representation and Abstraction? Which one of Chuck Close’s painting styles is more accurate? Chuck Close link. 

Sketchbooks! We be using our sketchbooks starting this week.  

Students will take their prepared cards and will gather in their groups to see if they can recreate the image of the original image – (puzzle pieces) first without the image and then with the image. Students will be asked to reflect on the essential questions –

 What is the difference between Representation and Abstraction? Interpretive question -Which one of Chuck Close’s painting styles is more accurate? as a small group and then as a written reflection in their sketchbook. 

  

 

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