Art 1 – Wolf Kahn Landscapes – Due Thurs. May 12

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Wolf Kahn, Receding Towpath II, 1986

Read the article and watch the two videos within the site linked below. Note especially, in the second video, the path of Wolf Kahn’s career and his comments about painting.

Wolf Kahn studio visit

In your sketchbook comments, include the following:

1. What do you find as the most interesting art historical fact in the interviews or article?

2. What insights about drawing/painting your own landscapes do you gain from listening to, looking at, and reading about Kahn’s personal history and his paintings?

For your sketchbook drawing, do a one hour hand-drawn landscape (or series of landscapes), observed from real life, inspired by Kahn’s work. Try to convey the facts, essence, and spirit of the place. Color is optional.

This will be the plan for your upcoming landscape in chalk pastel.  (You may want a back-up photo for when you draw, although most of your pastel painting will come from the preparatory drawing.)

 

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