Monday, May 5, 2014

Rene Magritte Self Portraits

Rene Magritte was a Belgian Surrealist artist. "The Son of Man" is one of his most famous paintings. It is believed to be his self Portrait. It depicts a man with a apple unnaturally in front of his face. It makes the veiwer want to know what the man's face looks like. 5th graders created their own portraits with an object of their choice in front of their face. We discussed the life and work of Magritte and how he adds mystery to his paintings. Lesson plan included.
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