Sunday, March 16, 2014

Joan Miro

Everyone is creative.  We all dream and wish and hope.  Some of us are great at tapping into that part of our mind to create works of art, while others struggle a bit more to discover their own creativity.  In the 20th-century there was an intentional movement to release the creative potential of the unconscious mind.  We call this movement surrealism, and one of the most acclaimed artists was  Joan Miro.

Joan Miro
zhuan Mee-roe (click here for pronunciation help)
1893 - 1983

In preparation for class please place the image below where it can be viewed often.  For a printable image click here.

Beautiful Bird Revealing
Joan Miro
Museum of Modern Art, New York
We are going to be creating our own surrealistic images to help animals.  In order to complete this month's project each chid will need:

See you on Friday, March 21st at 6:30!