The long horizontal format and the lines created with bamboo sticks and black glue add so much impact to these. Oooo....I just love these! The art critic should start the residency with an informal talk in English or German, presenting his/her local art scene in a semi-public talk. Shop for hundertwasser art from the world's greatest living artists. I got 4 strips per one sheet of poster paper. I love the display, they are really filled with colour and life. ‘557 Houses in the Snow in a Silver Shower’ was created in 1962 by Friedensreich Hundertwasser in Transautomatism style. Paula, to answer your questions- this was a Grade 7 class, so that would make them 12-13 years old. I've done this sort of thing with much younger kids too.

I found these great plastic mini containers at the dollar store that come with lids, so the glue stayed in these from week to week without drying out. check our data Like Kristyn I love the long long paper for this project.The display board looks fantastic. I first became aware of his work when I was travelling through Austria and saw his architecture in Vienna- it was so original and unlike anything I have ever seen, though it did remind me a bit of Gaudi's work in terms of outright originality. Love Hundrtwasser, love this activity using the ink ank satay sticks. I have used India ink with kebab sticks often. You asked about the tooling foil for my African masks - we use 36 gauge foil and it can be purchased in rolls of various lengths, depending where you get it. Did s/he learn about him in school? Anonymous: I cut up poster paper into strips so they ended up being 7" x 22" each. The Hundertwasser Village was built both on the inside and the exterior by concepts of artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser during the years 1990 and 1991.

Thanks so much for sharing. site you consent to the use of cookies. The building was used as car tyre factory before that time. I found black acrylic worked better with the glue than the ink; the ink was causing the glue to goop up (might be the type of ink I have... Speedball India ink).Great project! In Vienna it is the only building designed by Friedensreich Hundertwasser that is open 365 days a year. (22 x 28 inches) into strips- I got 4 strips per sheet, so they're about 7" x 22" each. We discussed the characteristics of his work and had a really good discussion about the differences of his unique, individualistic buildings as opposed to the houses they generally live in (in the suburbs, for the most part), where building codes are strictly monitored as well as our 'safe', standard buildings found in the city core downtown. 1030 Wien, T: +43-1-712 04 91 The colorfully decorated exterior façade of Hundertwasser House in Vienna draws attention to itself almost magically.

Interesting how different brands react differently.Maria: thanks for your comment! If the black glue thickens up, just add a bit of water and mix. As always, it's best to test your materials ahead of time before you teach the lesson. I'm glad black acrylic worked for you- I don't remember what brand of India ink we used, but it definitely wasn't Speedball. I love the term "poet-architect"- SO true! Friedensreich Hundertwasser (1928-2000) Hundertwasser, a visionary and responsible creator, mobilizes the power of his art in order to spread his message for a life in harmony with nature and the individual creativity. I will try using black PVA because your results are very impressive, thanks for blogging. Mrs. Paul- I basically just added some black ink a bit at a time, stirred it up until it was dark grey and tested it on a sheet of paper so see how it looked when dry. Museum Hundertwasser, located in KUNST HAUS WIEN and frequented by visitors from all over the world, houses the most comprehensive permanent exhibition of works by the Austrian artist and visionary.

Thank you for the background and link on the artist too! Hi MissI just discovered your fabulous lesson.

Everyday 10am-6pm. The common themes in his work include bright colours, organic forms, love of nature, individualism, spirals, onion domes, 'lollipop' style trees, windows of different shapes and sizes and rejecting straight lines. Thank you so much! I am teaching about Hundertwasser right now. Opening of KUNST HAUS WIEN. I love how these turned out. Watercolour paper would yield even better results, if you can afford it. (again) I loved this tutorial so much that it made the Weekly Top Twenty at the Art Fairy. An imaginative half upside-down composition. But I think my teacher might have been using your idea! Nice display too! Students used bamboo sticks (skewers) (I buy the big bags from the Dollar Store). Thanks for sharing this idea! Can't wait to try this lesson! I'm not going to lie - this took a while (2- 80 minute classes depending on the complexity of the design). The art critic should have at least 5 years experience of continuesly publishing on contemporary fine art in art magazines or newspapers. With its innovative and artistic design KUNST HAUS WIEN catches the eye from afar. So amazing. I love this lesson but how much glue and ink did you mix together? Museum Hundertwasser, located in KUNST HAUS WIEN and frequented by visitors from all over the world, houses the most comprehensive permanent exhibition of works by the Austrian artist and visionary. E: KUNST HAUS WIEN was designed by Friedensreich Hundertwasser and today houses the museum of this visionary artist; its temporary exhibitions are dedicated to photography of the 20th and 21st centuries ... 9 April 1991

Andrea: thanks for your comment. With its top international exhibitions of contemporary art with a focus on photography it has become an integral part of the Viennese culture scene. Some students painted their onion domes with gold paint and others glued on aluminium foil for a silver effect in some of the windows. This is great! Aimee- I'm glad your kids liked it! Barbi, that's amazing that your 5-year old knew about Hundertwasser! The residency-apartment used to be Hundertwasser´s private home, including an extraordinary 200 square meter roof top garden – the oldest one in Vienna. An example of one of his paintings with his typical 'lollipop trees'. The possibilities for embellishments are endless with this project. I cut up sheets of poster paper. Stop by an pick up a button if you get a chance. Hundertwasser designed the building 1991 in his artistic style: “It is a house that does not follow the usual standards, an adventure of modern times, a journey into a country of creative architecture,” Hundertwasser said. Have a good day. Thanks as always for posting reference photos, especially the architecture shots. He also disliked the monotany of the colour grey saying "Colourfulness, variety and diversity are by all means better than the grey, the average grey.". About the Hundertwasser Village. Oh, just gorgeous!!!! What a great take on Hundertwasser. I have to teach a lesson based on Hundertwasser and his unique style in my after school art class. With its top international exhibitions of contemporary art with a focus on photography it has become an integral part of the Viennese culture scene. These are wonderful. These are awesome!!!!

Thanks for more inspiration! What size paper did you use? You just won't get the organic line quality. Many thanks.

KUNST HAUS WIEN processes information about your visit by using cookies These are really wonderful! Beautiful work! Their paintings were so vibrant and beautiful. They come up with such imaginative buildings. This is one of my most favourite lessons to teach and all students get great results, as the drawings can be so stylized. Too cute. For a shortcut, simply use Sharpies.

Andrea FuentesDoral Academy High, Very interesting!I was an Art Teacher for 38 years...I wish I had the oportunity to see this video there...Hundertwasser was a very free spirit and a poet-arquitect...:)). The museum and exhibition venue, founded by Hundertwasser and named KUNST HAUS WIEN, is one of the most important sights of the city. Thanks for inspiration; I am trying this now with beginning high school class.

Friedensreich Hundertwasser (1928 – 2000) was an Austrian architect and painter. Then students sketched out ideas for their own Hundertwasser-style houses in their sketchbooks. Hi there... You've been walloped by the wand of the Art Fairy! At the end the hosts expect an informal talk giving his/her impressions about the stay. Friedensreich Hundertwasser Hundertwasser in his second homeland New Zealand in 1998 Born Friedrich Stowasser (1928-12-15) December 15, 1928 Vienna, Austria Died February 19, 2000 (2000-02-19) (aged 71) aboard the Queen Elizabeth 2 Nationality Austria New Zealand (in later life) Known for Art architecture writing Notable work Hundertwasserhaus Waldspirale KunstHausWien Movement Modern art …