|Artform:||Music & Visual Art|
|Duration:||2 or 3 sessions|
Integrating art with literature, reading, social studies, history, music and popular culture.
Paul Jackson Pollock /ˈpɒlək/. January 28, 1912 – August 11, 1956, American painter and major figure in the abstract-expressionist movement who employed “Action Painting.”
Abstract Expressionism, broad movement in American painting that began in the late 1940s and became a dominant trend in Western painting during the 1950s. One of the most prominent American Abstract Expressionist painters was Jackson Pollock.
Show students examples of Jackson Pollock paintings.
Meanwhile…in the world of music and popular culture (Pop) – Rock & Roll is beginning to take the USA by storm. The electric guitar is what the musician Chuck Berry is “playing like the guitar can sing” unlike what most people have heard before.
Let’s have a listen!
Electric guitars come in many styles.
Show Pattern examples – you are welcome to create your own.
Teaching/while listening to music in background for painting time.