Thursday, June 9, 2011

Magritte's uncommon Eye~


France, 1928. Oil on canvas, 21 1/4 x 31 7/8" (54 x 80.9 cm).








This week we will be studying an artwork called False Mirror by Rene Magritte (Belgian, 1898-1967).
He is a famous surrealism artist.
He likes to put ordinary common objects together and create new meanings.
Magritte wants us to see things differently.
He plays with our illusion and has lots of fun doing it.
You can read more about him through Wiki http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/René_Magritte
More about his work from MOMA http://www.moma.org/collection/artist.php?artist_id=3692
Objectives and Procedures:
1. Introduction of Rene Magritte and his artwork.
2. We will be learning about an ordinary eye and its parts.
3. Draw an ordinary eye.
4. Draw another eye in Magritte's style

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