- "I prefer to think that we arrive at insight by experience..."-Josef Albers Examining art with a mathematical lens can help students articulate how they see and understand spatial and numerical relationships. Use this resoure to explore prints by artist and teacher Josef Albers to help students expand their understanding of geometric concepts such as parallel lines, congruent angles, rectangular prisms and more.The resource includes: Short introduction to Albers and his ideas.Examples of Albers works for examination. Suggested open-ended activity for further exploration Discussion prompts This activity can be structured as introductory exploration or informal formative evaluation. Use student ideas generated as a reference and springboard for more formal instruction and problem-solving.
- Visual Art, Measurement and Geometry
- Middle School, High School
- Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
- Material Type:
- Lesson Plan
- VMFA Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
- Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA)
- Date Added:
- Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
- Media Format:
- Graphics/Photos, Text/HTML
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