Arts

Topics: Medieval art, Art in ancient Greece, Ancient Greece Pages: 244 (31704 words) Published: October 4, 2014
ARTS LEARNER’S MATERIAL

GRADE 9
Unit 1

To the illustrator:
For the cover of this unit, please draw images a mix of cavemen, Egyptians, Greeks and Romans walking across a world map.

Western Classical Arts Traditions

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ARTS LEARNER’S MATERIAL

GRADE 9
Unit 1

Time allotment: 8 hours

LEARNING AREA STANDARD
The learner demonstrates an understanding of basic concepts and processes in music and art through appreciation, analysis and performance for his/her self-development, celebration of his/her Filipino cultural identity and diversity, and expansion of his/her world vision.

key - stage STANDARD
The learner demonstrates understanding of salient features of music and arts of the Philippines and the world, through appreciation, analysis, and performance, for self-development, the celebration of Filipino cultural identity and diversity, and the expansion of one’s world vision.

grade level STANDARD
The learner demonstrates understanding of salient features of Western music and the arts from different historical periods, through appreciation, analysis, and performance for self-development, the celebration of Filipino cultural identity and diversity, and the expansion of one’s world vision.

CONTENT STANDARDs
The Learner:
 demonstrates understanding of art elements and processes by synthesizing and applying prior knowledge and skills
 demonstrates understanding that the arts are integral to the development of organizations, spiritual belief, historical events, scientific discoveries, natural disasters/ occurrences and other external phenomenon

PERFORMANCE STANDARDs
The Learner:
 performs/ participates completely in a presentation of a creative impression (verbal/ nonverbal) of a particular artistic period 

recognizes the difference and uniqueness of the art styles of the different periods (techniques, process, elements and principles of art) Western Classical Arts Traditions

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ARTS LEARNER’S MATERIAL

GRADE 9
Unit 1

INTRODUCTION
In this module you will learn that:
Even before humans learned to read and write they were already artists as manifested by the different archeological discoveries from the different parts of the world.
Each and every civilization of the world has its distinct art forms depending on its aesthetic and utilitarian needs.
Pre-historic art is classified into three periods such as; Paleolithic (Old Stone Age), Mesolithic(Middle Stone Age), and Neolithic (New Stone Age) Eras.
Egyptian civilization was one of the early civilizations that have greatly contributed in the development of art, religion, science, and technology of the world. Egyptian art is primarily religious in nature.

Ancient Greek art depicts naturalism. They portray human forms in a realistic and anatomically correct manner. Their art has a conservative form with a very complex detail.
Roman art developed as a new source of artistic creativity much more progressive than the conservative Greek art. The diversity of its form and its variety inspired the modern attitude in art.
Byzantine art was purposely made to glorify the Christian religion and to express its mystery. It is filled with spiritual symbolism, illustrates a love of splendor. It was a combination of Eastern (decorative art forms) and classical Western art (naturalistic art).

Romanesque art was characterized by its very vigorous style in painting and sculpture, lavishly decorated manuscripts, and retained many basic features of Roman architectural styles. It was also greatly influenced by Byzantine art with a highly innovative and coherent style.

The basic characteristics of Gothic art styles reinforce symbolic meanings. The church symbolizes the transcendence of the soul, and the underlying philosophy is to create buildings of height and light.

Different eras different styles, different characteristics and functions of the arts occurred but all of those contributed in the development and establishing...

References: National Portrait Gallery, 1610
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PD Picture:Photo by Etienne Carjat, 1875,
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PD Photo by:Henri Lucien Doucet, Carmen, 1884
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Photo taken from the CCP Exhibit, October 14, 2013
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Tolentino, CCP by Christine G. Magboo
Photo taken from CCP Exhibit last October 14, 2013, by Lourdes R
Photo taken from the CCP Exhibit, October 14, 2013Pilipinas Circa 1907,
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