Your lesson reminds me of the Dutch genre of still life about how short
life actually is...Vanitas??! the indications were sometimes a candle
limited by its size to how long it can burn; food clearly vulnerable to
spoiling; a butterfly flitting by...etc.
On Feb 3, 2005, at 5:30 AM, Justin Kramer wrote:
> Thanks everyone. Some great sites.
> And thanks for redirecting me to some that I have totally forgotten
> Trying to get the students to combine disparate observed objects such
> still-life kitchen utensils, insects and appropriated shapes from
> artworks together to create meaning. Just in the beginning stages but
> to beef up the art appraising component with a variety of artworks
> these key ingredients in their artworks.