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Distorted version, distorted vision?
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Activity 2
DIFFERENTIATION


Distorted version, distorted vision?





Pope Innocent X, Diego Velázquez, 1650.

Study after Velázquez’s Portrait of Pope Innocent X, Francis Bacon, 1953.


DIFFERENTIATION


Watch the video. Then, click on your path!

A
or
B

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PATH
A

1-A
What do the paintings above have in common?

2-A
What did Velázquez want to portray?


Useful vocabulary: Both paintings show…
There are similarities in terms of…
Velázquez wanted to / was trying to…
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PATH
B

1-B
What are the differences between the two paintings above?

2-B
What did Bacon want to broadcast?


Useful vocabulary: What’s different is…
While in the first picture… In the second one…
Bacon wanted to / was attempting to...

Let's talk this out!

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PAIR WORK

Share your findings with your classmates.

3
Sum up what you have found on both artists.


4
How does Bacon’s character feel?


5
What vision of the establishment is Bacon giving? Does his painting reflect his opinion?


Useful vocabulary: The character seems to… He probably feels…
Bacon’s vision is that… For me, his painting… I’m two minds about…

Over to you!

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Let’s use what you have learnt in and / or !

Go on the Internet and find another artist who used or copied another work of art to create his own art. Explain the artist’s intention. You want to participate in a YouTube channel which proposes people's analysis on art. Share your video and submit it.

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