Take a close look at these images of people. Are they gazing out at you, or turned away? What does the expression on their faces tell you? Can you learn anything about them from what they’re wearing?
What kind of feeling is the artist creating by using certain colours? Which styles do you like best — oil painting, pencil crayon, sculpture?
cello 2012 Charmaine Lurch acrylic on canvas, 20 x 25 cm What do you think this musician is feeling?
Why do you think the artist wanted to show herself in all of these different poses? miss chatelaine 1973 Suzy Lake gelatin silver print, 50.5 × 40.5 cm
"Kee- akee- ka- saaka- wow," 1849- 1856 ("The man that gives the war whoop, Head Chief of the Crees") Plains Cree Paul Kane oil on canvas, 75.9 x 63.4 cm
Boy with Bread 1892- 1899 Ozias Leduc oil on canvas, 50.7 x 55.7 cm
The Vaughan Sisters 1910 William Brymner oil on canvas, 102.4 x 129.0 cm
What’s the big occasion? Manitoba Party 1964 William Kurelek oil on masonite, 121.9 x 152.6 cm
What do you think of the artist’s choice to show such a realistic scene? Playing Nintendo 2006 Annie Pootoogook coloured pencil and ink on paper, 41.5 x 51 cm