START WITH ART: Love of Winter

START WITH ART: Love of Winter

Welcome/welcome back! We're starting our day by examining "Love of Winter" 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: Love of Winter

Artist: George Wesley Bellows

Date: 1914

Medium: Oil on panel

Dimensions: 81.6 × 101.6 cm

Start with Art Questions:

  • In George Wesley Bellows' painting "Love of Winter," what do you see happening in the artwork? Can you describe the scene and the people or objects in it?
  • How does the artist capture the feeling of winter in this painting? What clues in the artwork tell you it's a winter scene?
  • If you could step into this painting and experience the winter scene, what activities do you think you would enjoy the most? How does the artwork make you imagine the fun and joy of a winter day?

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