Paul Cezanne – Europe

Paul Cezanne. The Basket of Apples, c. 1893. The Art Institute of Chicago, Helen Birch Bartlett Memorial Collection.

What is art?

What is art for?

Why did the artist make it like that?

Was it magical? Religious? To celebrate something?

To tell a story?

How did the artist earn a living?

What tools, materials, and techniques did the artist use?

Are there hidden meanings that can become clear?

Activities to try at home.

Aix-en-Provence, France

Language (drawing)

contrast, hard, soft, 3d, hatching, cross hatching, tonal, smooth, composition, layered, plan, distance, direction, position, form, texture, tone, weight, pressure, portrait, past, present, appearance, character, personality