Re: Humor in art/ceramics
I really liked using the work of Robert Arneson with my high school
students. My students made some really creative portrait busts.
http://www.magnoliaeditions.com/Content/Arneson/I00001.html (short bio)
http://www.decordova.org/decordova/exhibit/arneson/works.html (bronze and
http://www.tfaoi.com/aa/3aa/3aa363.htm (students could make a "macquette". I
had eighth graders make Arneson inpired figures and mount on 4"x4" wood
http://www.natsoulas.com/html/arneson.html (fun relief)
Here is a lesson plan from Utah Museum of Fine Art (for relief):
George E Orh is another good one ---but the cool site is now off line:
I have many links on my page on Ceramics - you might find something there:
Getty lesson Heritage of Clay:
Egyptian and Greek:
(Pre-Columbina effigy vessels)
(SW native American) for humor in art - see the work of Roxanne Swentzell
My students made some really creative effigy vessels/portrait -- many
humorous - inspired by native cultures.
You could also do Face Jugs - American Folk art/ Slave Pottery. (I have
links on file if you are interested) http://www.rosehipsart.com/potters.html
Lots of images http://makeashorterlink.com/?N18F261B3
Well....it looks like I need to update my ceramics page (I found a couple of
broken links). As I go through it I will send any your way relateing to
humor in art
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Subject: Humor in art/ceramics
anyone have a ceramics lesson that would involve humor in art? This is for
a high school level. I also need any websites that might have any info on
the history, All help will be greatly appreciated.
BArbara in Texas