Compare and Contrast Spaces:
Analyze the students’ homework samples from Lesson 1 about the aesthetics of their spaces. Talk about the concrete function of items they included and the sensory effect of their aesthetic choices. Are all of the items in their rooms of their own choosing or do other peoples’ aesthetics weigh in?
Use the handout to compare and contrast the aesthetics of Andy Warhol’s Silver Factory and the renovations of the Red Room in the White House by Jackie Kennedy: Aesthetics Handout 2.1.
And / Or
Present the artist Yinka Shonibare and discuss how he also changes an environment using printed fabric in his artwork Victorian Philanthropist’s Parlour.