Salvador Dali; The Persistence of Memory, 1931
Spain, Greece & the Mediterranean World
July 5 – July 8 (No classes on Monday, July 4th)We have a lot of territory to cover this week as we travel to the varied lands surrounding the Mediterranean Sea where centuries of sea trading have influenced their languages and cultures. From the Parthenon in Greece to the Straits of Gibralter, there is no shortage of inspiration in our travels this week! We will explore archaeological treasures including classical sculptures, architecture and intricate mosaics and pottery while delving into the rich mythology of the ancient culture. We will also learn about the history and artists of more recent times. Artists: Francisco Goya, Diego Velazquez, El Greco, Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Rembrandt, Joan Miro.