Art History Lesson: Leonardo Da Vinci and Jackson Pollock

We had so much fun today learning about Leonardo Da Vinci and Jackson Pollock.  I had a load of books with a ton of pictures, which was great.  I love how there are always fabulous biographies for kids.

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Jackson Pollock had a few nicknames, “Jack the Dripper” “Action Jackson” Luke made up a new one, “Jack Splat.”

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I am very sure this is Sylvia Heaven.

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What cute artists.

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“Colorful Rainbow River Dots” by Mason, Kyla, Ben, Zack, Luke, Isabel and Sylvia

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What we learned today May 13th

Leonardo Da Vinci
-1452 to 1519
-Italy
-mathematician
-inventor
-painter
-sculptor
-architect
-botanist
-musician
-writer
-The Last Supper
-Mona Lisa
-Vitruvian Man

Jackson Pollock
-1912 to 1956
-Wyoming
-“Jack the Dripper”
-abstract
-modern art
-painted from feeling
-drip painting
-used sand
-used different tools
-numbered his paintings

Next week we will learn about…
M.C. Escher and Mary Cassatt

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2 thoughts on “Art History Lesson: Leonardo Da Vinci and Jackson Pollock

  1. nice i like it when younger kids get involved in art it inspiers me to do my best an keep going i like yalls paniting i have enjoyed learning about jackson pollck 2 thankes for inspiering me 2 do biger thanges in life i love art an hope u do 2

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