January 28

American painter Jackson Pollock born

January 28, 1912

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    Realistic Impressions: Investigating Movements in the Visual Arts

    Impressionism, Cubism, Realism, Neoclassicism, Mannerism. When we visit a museum or flip through a book we often see these terms, along with the word movement (or sometimes style). This lesson plan will help students to understand the idea of movements in the visual arts, and begin to differentiate between some of the most well known movements in Western art- particularly in painting.