Meet the Masters
van GOGH - STARRY NIGHT VERMEER - LITTLE STREET
QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION
What is the same about these two paintings? What is different?
Can you find objects that are close and some that are far away in each picture?
Can you show me the movement in the sky in each picture?
Can you show me textures (rough or smooth) in each picture?
What time of day does each picture take place?
Which picture looks warm, which picture looks cool?
Can you show me objects that are far away in each picture?
What do you think the women are doing in Little Street?
Make a list of things that are alike and different about the two pictures.
Use your list to write an explanation of why you like one better than the other.
Have you ever been out on a starry night with a big moon? Draw a picture about the sky
on a night like this.
4. Draw a picture about people who work outside on your street; mowing lawns, hanging laundry, washing cars, or another activity of your choice.
SKILLS REINFORCED - SUNSHINE STATE STANDARDS
Describes, analyzes and makes judgments about a work of art.
Language Arts: Writes notes, comments and observations that reflect comprehension of content.