Formalism
“Scenacio” by Paul Klee
Objective: You will compare
and contrast artwork in
order to define formalism.
DRILL:
1. Title your page:
Formalism
2. List the types of lines,
shapes, and colors
that you see.
3. What is formalism?
4. How is this artwork
considered formalism?
5. List qualities of
abstract art:
Visual Qualities
• Why is this formalism?
• Why isn’t it
imitationalism?
• Why isn’t it
emotionalism?
• What is abstract
art?
• How is this
abstract?
Pablo Picasso
Compare and Contrast~ Similarities and Differences?
Compare and Contrast~ Similarities and Differences?
Today’s Goal:
• Create an abstract
portrait that shows
formalism.
• It should not be
realistic or
expressive.
• Use art elements:
lines, shapes,
colors, value.
Today’s Goal:
• Create an abstract
portrait that shows
formalism.
• It should not be
realistic or
expressive.
• Use art elements:
lines, shapes,
colors, value.