Teachers Lesson Plans

New Ideas New Materials

This lesson plan provides an introduction to the work of certain American artists of the 1960s and 1970s whose work is in the collection of the National Gallery of Canada.

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Title:

New Ideas New Materials

Theme:

This lesson plan introduces the concepts of Minimal art, "Process" art, and Conceptual art.

Summary:

The artists featured challenged the traditional nature, function, and meaning of art.