Thursday, February 7, 2013

English IV 2/7: "Creation of the Birds" by Remedios Varo

Write what you see! What is happening in this amazing and fantastical painting by the wonderful and extremely gifted visionary artist Remedios Varo? What can you tell me about the world where this painting takes place? What significance does the title have? What might the different elements symbolize?

1. adjuration n. A vehement appeal
2. altruism n. Benevolence to others on subordination to self-interest
3. ameliorate v. To relieve, as from pain or hardship
4. amalgamate v. To mix or blend together in a homogeneous body

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