Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Fine Arts Study ~ October 2011

(Finally adding to my Fine Arts Monthy Features resources…)

Poet: Robert Frost


A Swinger of Birches: Poems of Robert Frost for Young People illustrated by Peter Koeppen

Poetry for Young People: Robert Frost


(Which led to the interesting discovery of birch swinging.)


Artist: Edward Hopper

Reading and Looking:

Edward Hopper: Summer at the Seashore (Adventures in Art by Prestel)

Edward Hopper (Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Artists)

Art Appreciation Lessons at Garden of Praise


(An excellent, short, family-friendly, biographical video about Hopper.)

Great art is the outward expression of an inner life in the artist.

~Edward Hopper


Composer: Igor Stravinsky

Listening to radio shows at Classics for Kids.

Reading Igor Stravinsky (Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Composers).

Listening and Watching:

(The complete ballet is available in five parts on YouTube.)

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