Martin Puryear-Inspired Basketry

martin puryear inspired basketry

Grade Level: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Students learn the importance of negative space while creating a non-traditional basket by focusing on it as a sculptural element rather than a functional object. Being a non-representational form, these abstract baskets draw attention to volume and space and redefine what a basket is intended for.

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