Assignment on Cubism and Synthetic Cubism

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Cubism Written Assignment PABLO PICASSO & Synthetic Cubism
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), a Spanish artist, is one of the most well known artists of the 20th Century. From about 1909 he worked with a French artist called Georges Braque and together they created a style of art referred to as Synthetic Cubism. Both artists created still-life paintings to which other materials were added.

Select a work by Picasso that is an example of Synthetic Cubism.   Provide a coloured image Name and date the work.

Answer the following: Q1. Describe the Subject Matter of the artwork.  What do you think the artist wanted us to notice?  Describe in detail what you see in the work.  How has Picasso arranged the objects? Describe the art elements Picasso has used in this artwork.  Discuss the line, tone, texture, shape and colours that have been used.  Do any of these art elements affect the mood of the work? Describe the materials and techniques that have been used to create the art work.  How have the materials been applied? Evaluate the artwork.  Do you like this work by Picasso? Explain why.  What are the best qualities?

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Year 7 Cubism Assignment Rubric

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Criteria E The description of the artwork is inadequate and there is basic detail by the student. D There is a limited description of the artwork which is not detailed by the student. The student gives a limited description of some of the art elements seen in the artwork. C The student makes a detailed description of some of the subject matter. B The student makes a detailed description of most of the subject matter. A The student makes a complete and detailed description of the subject matter. The student makes a complete and detailed description, including analysis, of all the art elements seen in the artwork. The student makes a complete and detailed description ,including analysis, of all the materials and techniques used The student...
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