Modern Day "Selfies" - Modigliani Style

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A few weeks ago I introduced Amedeo Clemente Modigliani to my 9-12 year old class!

He was an Italian painter who worked in France and his art was characterized by mask-like faces and elongation of form. He was known to leave the eyes of his portraits blank, but this creeped the kids out too much, so we added eyes, with pupils and light reflection :)

I LOVE this project.

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