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Personified Sculpture

Featuring Fernand Léger's The Walking Flower, 1951

Fernand Léger (French, 1881–1955). The Walking Flower, 1951. Ceramic, 26 1/2 x 20 1/2 x 15 inches (67.3 x 52.1 x 38.1 cm). Collection Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York; Gift of Seymour H. Knox, Jr., 1969 (K1969:20). © Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.

Lesson Plan Details

Conceptual Basis

In this lesson, students will learn about personification through Fernard Léger’s sculpture The Walking Flower, 1951. With emphasis on various ways to create an artwork such as a sculpture, relief, or drawing, students will create their own work of art capturing movement.