In this Art Quest, students will learn about the influences of famous
artists. Specifically, they will examine the influences of Elizabeth Murray,
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Diego Rivera, Mary Cassatt, and Romare Bearden.
While exploring the influences of these famous artists, students will
be able to visit the following museum Web sites:
- The Newark Museum
- High Museum of Art
- The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
- The Metropolitan Museum of Art
- Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
- The State Hermitage Museum
- The Getty Museum
- Los Angeles County Museum of Art
- Philadelphia Museum of Art
- Albright-Knox Art Gallery
After completing this Art Quest, students should be able to:
- Discuss the influences of Elizabeth Murray, Pierre-Auguste Renoir,
Diego Rivera, Mary Cassatt, and Romare Bearden.
- Identify the influences of Murray, Renoir, Rivera, Cassatt, and Bearden
in their artwork.
Have students work together in small groups to discuss influences on