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Friday, November 11, 2016
"Drawing Bootcamp" at the Guggenheim
The boys learned about the museum's history: how architect Frank Lloyd Wright employed organic architecture (his philosophy that a building should develop out of its natural surroundings) and drew inspiration from the museum's proximity to Central Park.
Throughout this unit, they are being inspired by the architecture of the museum itself, discovering how to create interesting compositions in their own artwork by choosing exciting views of the museum to draw.
Our school's proximity to the Guggenheim provides our boys and their teachers with a unique opportunity to extend their art studio learning on-site at this architectural wonder.