This Hearts and Trees online art show focuses on gardens. I encourage you to share this art show with your children and to have a discussion about the different ways these artists painted gardens.
I have put together a set of notebooking pages for the Gardens Art Show, like the ones I am offering for my clouds and still life art shows. So be sure to check out my Gardens in Art Mini Unity Study Notebooking Pages PDF!
Here are some suggestions of questions you can discuss with your children as you examine each painting.
- How did each painter see gardens differently?
- Look for cool and warm colors.
- How many paintings have people in them?
- How many paintings have animals?
- How many paintings have buildings?
- Decide on the "mood" of each painting- how does each painting make you feel?
- Use the canvas measurements provided to see just how big or small a painting is.
- Decide which painting is the most realistic and which is the least realistic.
- Which is your favorite painting?
- If you could change the name of a painting, what would you name it? Why?
- You could make your own version of your favorite garden painting.
- You could sketch your own garden in the style of your favorite artist.
1975-77 Oil on wood 20 3/4 x 21 in. Private collection, New York
1881Oil on canvas100 x 80 cm Private collection
1884 Oil on canvas 21 ¼ x 25 5/8 in. The Toledo Museum of Art
c. 1866-67 Oil on canvas50 3/8 x 66 1/2 in Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
1882 Oil on canvas Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
1886 Oil on canvas Ohara Museum of Art, Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan
1876 Oil on canvas The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA
1905/6 Oil on canvas The Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna, Austria
1916 Oil on canvas110 x 110 cm Destroyed by fire at Immendorf Palace, 1945
1918 Oil on canvas 64 x 70 cm Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
c.1866 Oil on canvas Musée d'Orsay, Paris, France
1873 Oil on canvas 46 x 60 cm Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford
1943 Oil on canvas Private collection
1880 Oil on canvas 26 x 37 in Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
c 1894 Oil on canvas 73 x 60 cm Private collection
Alfred Sisley--Garden Path in Louveciennes (Chemin de l'Etarche)
1873 Oil on canvas 64 x 46 cm Private collection
1910 Oil on canvas 66 x 82 cm Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany
I hope you enjoyed this art show. Be sure to check out my other art shows (links are in the sidebar) as well as my notebooking pages. If you have any suggestions of themes you would like to see for my online art shows, feel free to leave me a comment.