The course on Pop art demonstrates how to create some of the most important artists of this insurgent movement. Starting from Andy Warhol’s soup cans to Christo’s site-specific works. The course also deals with the Italian pop art movement featuring artists such as Michelangelo Pistoletto and Mimmo Rotella. An entertaining journey on the history of art where you can learn while doing simple and educational exercises.
ACCORDING TO EXPERTS…
The course proposes the personal artistic reworking of everyday objects inspired by the most famous artists of the pop art movement. Besides acquiring the basics of art history, the course stimulates children’s expressive abilities and increases their awareness of the world around them, providing tools to better understand themselves.
According to Experts...
Pop art is a movement that originated as popular art in the 1950s in England and later spread to the United States. It is art aimed at the masses, and its subjects are isolated commercial products. It involves representing everyday life products such as magazines, cans, televisions etc, which are part of popular culture. The course aims to teach simple notions through representations of the most famous works, including those by Warhol, Pistoletti, and Manzoni. In 1929 Freud argued that art was a good way to alleviate frustration from everyday life and to represent one’s inner world. Jung also claimed that art was an important tool for spiritual self-regulation. Thus, the course not only allows children to learn but is also useful for self-expression and imagination. The illustrations and techniques used allow easy enjoyment for children of all ages. Various materials are used, including tempera, pastels, drawings, colored cardboard, household items, and involve numerous artistic techniques.
The workshop promotes knowledge and learning, independent thinking, and expressive abilities. It promotes and enhances attention and concentration skills. It develops the personal critical and aesthetic sense and promotes motor skills. The finished task and subsequent competence boost children’s self-esteem. In child psychology The jar of emotions is an important tool for self-representation, expressing emotions and fears. It can, therefore, serve as emotional containment and self-regulation, as well as integrating different aspects of the still-developing personalities of children. It can be a useful tool to better understand oneself.
- Critical thinking
- Emotional regulation
- Expressive abilities