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Alex Newman

Student Instructions

Pintura Art Detective: The case of Grandpa's painting

A. Pintura: Art Detective is an online game about art history and art composition. In the game, you play a 1940's noir detective with a degree in art history. A distraught woman asks you to identify the artist who made a painting she found in her grandfather's attic. To do so, you must examine paintings by famous artists from Gauguin to Van Gogh. Each example highlights an art concept such as composition, style or subject. 1. Tap to visit the interactive activity: A Pintura Art Detective. 2. Work through the investigation, answering the questions. 3. Take a screenshot of the final page and upload to 4. Add 5. Tap 6. Tap to write the answer to question 11: Which was your favourite artist? Why? 7. Tap to submit.

5th Grade, 7th Grade, 6th Grade, Digital Citizenship, Art
Compatible with: Chromebooks, computers, iPads, iPhones, Android tablets, Android phones, Kindle Fire

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Extend this activity with peer critiques of artworks.