Internet Activity - handout B
Christo and Jeanne-Claude
Instructions: During this activity, you will be using the resources of the Internet to find information about the environmental artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude. The Web site listed below will lead you to the information needed to answer the questions for this activity. Please stay on the listed site to avoid improper Web site access.
Web site title: Christo and Jeanne-Claude
Web site address: http://www.christojeanneclaude.net/
Directions for site: Take some time and explore the Web site. Make sure to check out the Some Artworks, Artworks in Progress, and About the Artists links.
Find two artworks that interest you. On the rest of this page and the back,
1. Briefly describe both artworks and what they are composed of.
2. Describe how the viewer is to interact with each artwork.
3. View the artists' drawings for both artworks and sketch two for each (four sketches total).
4. Analyze the artworks and answer the following for each:
a) Why do you think Christo and Jeanne-Claude made this artwork?
b) What do you feel they are expressing to the viewer?
c) Would you go to see this artwork and do you like it?