The History of Street Art: From Basquiat to Banksy (7 to 12 Year Olds Edition)
In this 60 minute class we will go through the history and key figures of the street art movement. Simple art activities will be incorporated throughout the presentation.
Brian Thomas M.Ed.
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60 minute class
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We will discuss the origins and evolution of the art form up to the present moment, looking at its key players, methods and styles, and examine the dominate debates, themes and ideas. We will take a tour around the world to see some of the beautiful street murals of today and learn a bit about the artists. There will be a brief breaks from the presentation to practice "graffiti lettering" and learned will develop their own style.
Students will receive a basic introduction to art theory, history and criticism. They will also be introduced to simple art techniques.
Paper and something colorful to write with - markers are great!
1 hour per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Illegal vandalism will not be encouraged.
Many of the photos in the presentation I have taken myself of murals. Graffiti World - Street Art From Five Continents by Nicholas Ganz Street Art: Famous Artists Talk About Their Vision by Alessandra Mattanza Banksy: Completed by Carol Diehl Learn to Draw a Graffiti Masterpiece by Graffiti Diplomacy Documentaries: Infamy: The Movie Getting Up Exit Through the Gift Shop
Brian Thomas M.Ed.
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🇺🇸Lives in the United States
74 total reviews
103 completed classes
I love the learning process and making it exciting for everyone. I don’t think traditional public schools are a good fit for a lot of children- for a variety of reasons - and am excited to be part of an alternative. I have taught people of all...