|Girl Circus Rider, 1912|
Questions to consider about this painting:
1. How does the artist express the daring thrill of the acrobat under the big top?
2. Even though we are unable to see the facial expressions of the audience, how do we know they
are excited to see the acrobat on the horse?
Wonder pets join the circus @ Nick Jr.
Fun Zone @ Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey
Carnival Games @ Funschool.com
Teaching About the Circus:
Olivia Saves the Circus @ Scholastic.com
To find out more about:
German Expressionism at the MoMA
German Expressionism at LACMA
Lesson Ideas and Activities:
German Expressionism in the Classroom (The Goethe Institut and McMaster Museum of Art)
Kirchner: Expressionism and the City (An Exhibition Guide for Teachers and Students)