Odon the Giant - Story Time Draw Along
Students will draw their favorite unlikely, small hero from the Philippine folk tale “Odon the Giant.”
The most famous object in the Asian Art Museum’s collection and among the most celebrated ancient Chinese bronzes in the world, this is the only bronze work in the form of a rhinoceros known to have been made during the Shang dynasty (approx. 1600–1050 BCE). The museum affectionately refers to this object as Reina, which means princess or queen in Spanish. Fold an origami Reina using these instructions.
Putting Together the Puzzle: Leo Valledor’s Shaped Canvases
To understand the choices that go into creating Leo Valledor’s shaped canvas
What Leo Valledor’s Titles Tell Us
Objective: Examine Valledor’s use of titles to understand how language and image work together to create an aesthetic experience.
A “Vibration I Can See”: Jazz in Leo Valledor’s Art
Objective: To understand how Leo Valledor drew inspiration from jazz music.
Public Art and Civic Participation
Objective: Students will consider how public art promotes civic participation and social commentary by 1) researching Bay Area public art and completing research assignments or, 2) submitting grant proposals for hypothetical public art.
The Dichotomy Between Fine Art and Crafts
Objective: Students will explore the dichotomy between craft and fine art while investigating Ruth Asawa’s sculpture work and identity.
Wire Sculpture Explorations
Objective: Students will critically examine Ruth Asawa’s sculpture work and create their own works of art in her style using principles of geometry and 3-D shapes