In this unit we will learn about the artist Mary Pratt. She is a Canadian artist that is currently living and working on the east coast of Canada! She is famous for painting still life objects of items that were 'just around the house'. She started painting this subject matter because she was a mom of four kids! She loved to paint and she was at home, so she started painting all the amazing everyday things that she saw around her.
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Based upon the videos and in class discussion, students should be able to answer the following questions:
Mary Pratt mainly creates what style of paintings?
Her early work was unique because she did not do what? Rather she let the objects...
Explain the statement, “Her paintings are an autobiography of her life.”
Using the terminology we have learned, what are some qualities of Mary Pratt’s work?
I.e. When I look at the majority of her work I notice…