START WITH ART: The Scream
We're starting our day by examining the famous piece of art 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!
We are re-visiting this painting! It's a fun painting to revisit since there are several versions.
Title: The Scream
Artist: Edvard Munch
Date: 1893 (and various dates)
Medium: Oil, tempera, pastel and crayon on cardboard
Dimensions: 91 cm × 73.5 cm (and various)
Start with Art Questions:
- How does the painting make you feel when you look at it? Can you describe the colors and shapes that contribute to this feeling?
The figure in "The Scream" has a distorted face and appears to be surrounded by swirling lines. Why do you think the artist chose to paint the figure this way?
Edvard Munch created multiple versions of "The Scream." What do you think makes this painting so enduring and iconic?
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