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Jena Keller and Paige Pinion

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For this article, we decided that we wanted to interview kindergarteners on their perspectives of famous art. We ended up interviewing two kindergarteners about two pieces of famous art. We used two widely known art pieces by Vincent Van Gogh and Pablo Picasso. These two art pieces are “Starry Night” By Vincent Van Gogh, and “Guernica” by Pablo Picasso.  The two kindergarteners we interviewed go to Blaine, and we interviewed a girl and a boy. We asked them five questions on the photos and had them answer as best they could.  

First, we asked the kindergarteners about “Starry Night” by Vincent Van Gogh. 

Question: Do you know this famous piece of art? If so, what’s its name? Have you seen this before? 

Girl Answer: “I think I’ve seen it in a book.” 

Boy Answer: “No.”  

Question: What do you think is happening in this photo? 

Girl Answer: “I think it is the sky. No, there are shooting stars.” 

Boy Answer: “Those yellow things up in the air are stars.” 

Question: Do you think that you could paint this? 

Girl Answer: “I would not have enough time.” 

Boy Answer: “It might be hard.” 

Question: What do you think the author was trying to do/show/say? 

Girl Answer: “The city.” 

Boy Answer: “The sky.” 

Question: Why do you think the author chose to paint the stars like that? 

Girl Answer: “Because he was trying to make it pretty.” 

Boy Answer: “He was trying to make everybody see the stars.” 

Next, we interviewed the same students about “Guernica” by Pablo Picasso. 

Question: Do you know this famous piece of art? If so, what’s its name? Have you seen this before? 

Girl Answer: “No.” 

Boy Answer: “No.” 

Question: What do you think is happening in this photo? 

Girl Answer: “I think it is a farm.” 

Boy Answer: “There’s animals.” 

Question: Do you think that you could paint this? 

Girl Answer: “It might be hard making the tiny heads.” 

Boy Answer: “It might be hard.” 

Question: What do you think the author was trying to do/show/say? 

Girl Answer: “That the farm has animals.” 

Boy Answer: “That there are animals on the farm.” 

Question: Why do you think the author chose to make this painting abstract? 

Girl Answer: “I don’t know.” 

Boy Answer: “I don’t know.”

About the Writers
Jena Keller, Journalist

Hello reader!

My name is Jena I am an 8th grader here at Blaine, I have gone to Blaine since kindergarten and I really love it. I currently have two...

Paige Pinion, Journalist, Copy Editor

Hello Blaine!

My name is Paige, and I am an eighth grader here at Blaine. I have been going to Blaine since kindergarten, so I am excited to be writing...

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3 Responses to “Kindergarteners Review Famous Art”

  1. Maya Moses on December 7th, 2018 3:13 pm

    This is soooo cute! 🙂

  2. dorrie jacobson on December 7th, 2018 3:19 pm

    This is such a cool article!!!!

  3. Chanel : ) on December 21st, 2018 12:47 pm

    Hi! This is a really good article and an awesome site! I miss being at Blaine! : )

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