Narrative Art & History Paintings
(Overview & big concepts)
Sometimes the people in the artwork are used to tell a story. How can artists represent a time-sensitive narrative in one piece of artwork? How can an artwork tell a story about people?
Possible MFA artists/exhibitions include: Goya: Order & Disorder, Thomas Sully, John S. Copley, Maya collection
Illustrating one-sentece stories.
Pre-tour group activity:
Take a look at some comic books or graphic novels. How do the writers show us the story using pictures? What do the words add to the story? Try writing your own graphic novel based on your favorite tale. You can scan or take photographs of your novel and share with us in the virtual classroom!
Graphic Novel suggestions from the ALA: