Level: Middle school to adult
Time: 40 -60 minutes
Language Objective: Discussing art, expressing likes and dislikes about art.
Ask students what artists they know and what artists they like. Ask students when the last time they went to a museum was. What did they see? How often do they go to museums?Explain that today they are going to take a virtual tour of the Guggenheim Museum.
Go to http://www.guggenheim.org/
Search for Picasso by entering his name in the search field. After locating Picasso click on Picasso-Fernande with a Black Mantilla. When was this picture painted? Do you like it? Why ? Why not? Give reasons.
Next, view Pablo Picasso's Woman with Yellow Hair.
What do you think of this painting?
What other Picasso paintings do you like? Why?