Student Learning outcome: Student will research the art of Alexander Calder, and create a mobile using elements found in Calder’s art.
Students will learn the vocabulary of contemporary sculpture and be able to distinguish between abstract and realistic sculpture, mobile and stable, Biomorphic; and geometric. Then they will build a Calder-style mobile offline with art supplies. Lastly, they will complete a worksheet to connect the Fibonacci sequence to a mobile by Alexander Calder.
Two examples of Calder Mobile_
National Gallery of Art_https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/art-1010/art-between-wars/american-art-wwii/v/motion_http://www.calder.org/work/by-category/hanging-mobile