Famous Pieces of Art Stolen by the Nazis. Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I Artist: Gustav Klimt. Gustav Klimt was an Austrian born Symbolist painter. During his lifetime, Klimt created many portraits, murals, and sketches. The primary subject of his work was usually the female body. In 1904, Ferdinand Bloch-Bauer hired Gustav Klimt to create a portrait of his wife Adele. She was Jewish.

Top 10 Famous Pieces of Art Stolen by the Nazis

Famous Pieces of Art Stolen by the Nazis. Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I Artist: Gustav Klimt. Gustav Klimt was an Austrian born Symbolist painter. During his lifetime, Klimt created many portraits, murals, and sketches. The primary subject of his work was usually the female body. In 1904, Ferdinand Bloch-Bauer hired Gustav Klimt to create a portrait of his wife Adele. She was Jewish.

It seems straightforward, but "Nighthawks" is a deceptively simple piece of art.  15 Things You Might Not Know About 'Nighthawks' | Mental Floss

15 Things You Might Not Know About Nighthawks

It seems straightforward, but "Nighthawks" is a deceptively simple piece of art. 15 Things You Might Not Know About 'Nighthawks' | Mental Floss

One of his most famous pieces Banksy

15 Life Lessons From Banksy Street Art That Will Leave You Lost For Words

In this project, students are asked to take a famous piece of art and increases its size by a scale factor of at least three. The extra challenge is that each piece of art is divided into 2-4 pieces and each student only gets a portion of the original. The more accurate their measurements, the better it will match up with the pieces their teammates are creating.

In this project, students are asked to take a famous piece of art and increases its size by a scale factor of at least three. The extra challenge is that each piece of art is divided into 2-4 pieces and each student only gets a portion of the original. The more accurate their measurements, the better it will match up with the pieces their teammates are creating.

Love art and want to see some of the world's most famous pieces. Here's an infographic that tells you where they are.

Infographic: A guide to where you can see the world’s greatest pieces of art

Love art and want to see some of the world's most famous pieces. Here's an infographic that tells you where they are.

LESSON 2: Objective- Using Photoshop, create an art mash-up using masking and clipping techniques. Successfully combine 2 famous pieces of art to create a new masterpiece. Consider having students present research they have found about the artists/pieces they chose to mash-up. Example: Botticelli and van Gogh (there are all KINDS of art mash ups you could do...)

Venus Van Gogh New Media by Venus Oak

LESSON 2: Objective- Using Photoshop, create an art mash-up using masking and clipping techniques. Successfully combine 2 famous pieces of art to create a new masterpiece. Consider having students present research they have found about the artists/pieces they chose to mash-up. Example: Botticelli and van Gogh (there are all KINDS of art mash ups you could do...)

Famous Pieces of   Art Stolen by the Nazis    10. Saint Justa and Saint Rufina  Artist: Bartolome Esteban Murillo    Bartolomé Esteban Murillo is one of the most important Spanish painters in history.  He was alive during the 17th century and is a cherished painter of the Baroque period of art.

Top 10 Famous Pieces of Art Stolen by the Nazis

Famous Pieces of Art Stolen by the Nazis 10. Saint Justa and Saint Rufina Artist: Bartolome Esteban Murillo Bartolomé Esteban Murillo is one of the most important Spanish painters in history. He was alive during the 17th century and is a cherished painter of the Baroque period of art.

Famous Pieces of Art Stolen by the Nazis. 4. Place de la Concorde  Artist: Edgar Degas. Today it is at Place de la Concorde has always been considered one of Degas signature portraits.  It was thought lost after World War II, but showed up at the Hermitage Museum in 1995.  The famous painting remains on display at the Hermitage.

Top 10 Famous Pieces of Art Stolen by the Nazis

Famous Pieces of Art Stolen by the Nazis. 4. Place de la Concorde Artist: Edgar Degas. Today it is at Place de la Concorde has always been considered one of Degas signature portraits. It was thought lost after World War II, but showed up at the Hermitage Museum in 1995. The famous painting remains on display at the Hermitage.

Famous Pieces of Art Stolen by the Nazis. {Painter on the Road to Tarascon-Vincent van Gogh} On 01/31/1933 Adolf Hitler became chancellor of Germany.  One of his first actions was the “cleansing of the German culture,” which included book burnings and the labeling of degenerate art.

Top 10 Famous Pieces of Art Stolen by the Nazis

Famous Pieces of Art Stolen by the Nazis. {Painter on the Road to Tarascon-Vincent van Gogh} On 01/31/1933 Adolf Hitler became chancellor of Germany. One of his first actions was the “cleansing of the German culture,” which included book burnings and the labeling of degenerate art.

Top 10 Famous Pieces of Art Stolen by the Nazis 1. Madonna of Bruges  Sculptor: Michelangelo

Top 10 Famous Pieces of Art Stolen by the Nazis

Top 10 Famous Pieces of Art Stolen by the Nazis 1. Madonna of Bruges Sculptor: Michelangelo

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