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Shifting Perspectives

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Throughout history, art has challenged our perceptions and definitions of truth and reality.

The artists featured in these activities create projects that blur the line between the real and the imagined, altering our sense of time and place. By studying these individuals and their work, students will have the opportunity to rethink how they see and interact with the world around them.

Digital Montage

Students learn about Jeff Wall's process and then create their own digital montage.
Artist(s): Jeff Wall

Revealing Missing Perspectives

Students make a history painting that reveals a missing perspective.
Artist(s): Romare Bearden, Kerry James Marshall, Kara Walker