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In this lesson, which relies on art from the ZMA Collection and the exhibition it's your world for the moment displayed in fall 2020, students will learn about the basic mechanics of the eye and its similarities to the camera, explore the history of the camera obscura and its use in art and early photography, learn about perspective as a principle of photography, and learn to relay information on major artists by way of their relationship or impact on photography as an artistic medium.
STEAM lesson, eye anatomy, photography, camera, perspective
American Art and Architecture | Art Education | Art Practice | Contemporary Art | Elementary Education | Fine Arts | Other History of Art, Architecture, and Archaeology | Photography
Baker, Christian J., "Optics in Art: Ways of Seeing" (2020). Zuckerman Museum P-12 Lesson Plans. 6.
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