START WITH ART: Horses Coming Out of the Sea

START WITH ART: Horses Coming Out of the Sea

Welcome/welcome back! We're starting our day by examining the oil painting pictured below. Take a look at the artwork then read the questions to the students/children in your life and see how starting your day with art can ignite creativity and critical thinking!

Title: Horses Coming Out of the Sea

Artist: Ferdinand-Victor-Eugène Delacroix

Date: 1860

Medium: Oil on canvas

Dimensions: 51.435 x 61.595 cm

Start with Art Questions:

  • What is happening in this painting? What are the horses doing? 
  • Describe the artist's brushstrokes.
  • Do you feel the energy in the painting? What aspects are dynamic? 

By exploring these questions, we not only deepen our understanding of the artwork but also hone our ability to think critically and creatively. So, whether you're a parent, teacher, or simply an art enthusiast, seize this opportunity to spark meaningful conversations and inspire a lifelong appreciation for the arts.

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