Student Edition - Part 1

“Art imitates life.”

Think about the following question, and respond in the way your teacher directs.

What are some modern forms of art?

Do any of these represent life for people in the United States? Explain.

Where do artists get ideas (inspiration) for their work?

With these questions in mind, look at the two pieces of art below. Do they give any clues about what was important to people in this county at that time?

Iwo Jima Photo - Phantom Towers

Write a concluding statement about these two images and your class discussion.