Paul Cezanne – Europe (Y3)

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