The children created their own Mondrian style pieces in Lego:
|Solomon (Left) and Monica's (Right) Lego Mondrian|
|Solomon (Top) and Monica's (Bottom) Mondrian in Crayon|
Finally we finished the week with a Mondrian maths puzzle, which the children really enjoyed exploring on graph paper:
Of course no piece of art exists in isolation, and we studied a host of books and videos exploring the history of art, and what art is, and also visited the National Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery. By the end of trooping around three London galleries in one day everyone was exhausted!
Solomon and Monica each chose a postcard of a picture which they then had to write about, describing what was in the picture and why they liked it.
And Solomon also wanted them to create a piece in the style of Kazimer Malevich after seeing a painting in a book:
|Solomon (Left) and Monica's (Right) Malevich-style pieces|