Lesson Plan for September 2017
Gustav Klimt: Elements of Art
Students will learn about the artist Gustav Klimt (1862–1918) and his
decorative art style. Klimt was a twentieth century master of decorative art, a visual art style known for hosting design and ornamentation of items. Students will also learn about the elements of art and how they are portrayed in Klimt’s artwork. Students will use these elements with verbal directives to create their own “Tree of Life”, one of Klimt’s most famous works, in his decorative style.