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1 Celebrating Hispanic Artists and Culture

2 This interactive PowerPoint will introduce some of the most influential Spanish Painters of all time. Get a few pieces of Drawing Paper and Pencil to follow along with the activities

3 Frida Kahlo

4 Frida Kahlo painted many self-portraits
Try making a self-portrait with an animal Frida loved animals

5 Who was Picasso? Picasso was a painter, sculptor, printmaker, decorative artist and writer. He was born in Málaga, Spain in 1881. His Full name was Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Clito Ruiz y Picasso * His father was a painter. His interest in art began early with drawing. *

6 Many of Picasso’s paintings were created in the Cubistic Style
This one is titled: Three Musicians

7 Guernica 1937. Oil on canvas. Museo del Prado, Madrid, Spain

8 Detail from a still life from a Picasso painting

9 Detail from a portrait:
Weeping Woman Oil on canvas. Penrose collection, London, UK

10 Activity Draw a self-portrait in the style of Picasso (Cubism)
Fragment the picture so that you can see the front of your face as well as the profile Section it into at least three different parts Draw large and cover the entire page Use markers and/or crayons to add bold colors and thick outlines

11 Joan Miró ( ) Born in Barcelona, Spain into the family of a successful goldsmith in 1893 Started drawing classes at the age of seven Met Picasso in Paris in 1919 and became friends with him Developed his own distinctive style using simple lines, and symbolic flat brightly colored shapes

12 Miró spent time at a farm when he was seventeen.
The Farm, 1921–1922. Oil Painting. Miró spent time at a farm when he was seventeen. This painting contains images that the artist would use for the rest of his career.

13 The Tilled Field, (1923–1924) This early painting, a complex arrangement of objects and figures, was Miró's first Surrealist masterpiece.

14 Dog Barking at the Moon, 1926. “ Signs that have no exact meaning create a sense of magic.” - Joan Miró

15 This painting is called: People and Dog Before the Sun. 1949
This painting is called: People and Dog Before the Sun Can you find the dog? How about the people?

16 Activity Invent at least three symbolic shapes in the style of Miró
Get inspired by an event in your life, an activity you like doing or maybe even an animal or pet in your house Create a drawing with the shapes where you turn at least one of them upside-down

17 Salvador Felipe Jacinto Dali
Born in 1904 in the small agricultural town of Figueres, Spain.

18 A flamboyant painter and sometimes writer, sculptor and experimental film-maker, Salvador Dali was probably the greatest Surrealist artist of all time, using bizarre dream imagery to create unforgettable and unmistakable landscapes of his inner world. His most famous work is The Persistence Of Memory (see in the next slide)


20 Landscape With Butterflies

21 "Swans Reflecting Elephants“1937.

22 The Metamorphosis of Narcissus, 1937.

23 Soft Watch at the Moment of First Explosion, c.1954

24 Surrealism Characteristics
Placing of ordinary objects in unusual settings Familiar objects have new translations Dream like state Integration of one image into another

25 Final Activity Inspired by Dali, draw a surreal picture where one object turns into another. For example, a bowl of fruit could also turn into a face as in the painting below by Giuseppe Arcimboldo.

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