Otto Dix: Visualizing the Horrors of War
Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to describe and analyze artistic representations of WWI
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.1.B CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.9-10.6 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.2.D
This lesson will introduce students to the work of German artist Otto Dix, and help them build skills in visual description and analysis. Ultimately, students will be able to evaluate Dix's visual strategies for representing World War I and postwar Germany, and compare his methods to Remarque's literary account.
As homework the night before, or using the internet in class, have students...
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