Year 6 Art- Surrealism

Nicole Eisenman – The Darkwood Trail

For today’s art lesson, we studied the above painting which we found rather odd! Why did the man have an extra eye? Why was the tall man blue? And why is his torch shining darkness?

We talked about what the artist’s message could have been when making the piece- which began to make the painting make sense to us.

In the surrealist art movement, artists often use unusual images to make comments about modern day society so we brainstormed what modern day habits we could focus on: covid, health, technology, greed…

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