Visual Arts and the Hall of Fame Experience. Field Trip/Videoconference Experience Presented by the Pro Football Hall of Fame . The Pro Football Hall of Fame. The purpose of the Pro Football Hall of Fame is to honor, preserve, educate and promote the game of professional football.
Field Trip/Videoconference Experience
Presented by the Pro Football Hall of Fame
Bust of Franco Harris, 1990 Bust of Aristotle, 325 B.C.
Bronze Casting Marble sculpture
Compare the two full size statues. How are they alike? How do they differ? Does each effectively achieve its purpose?
Sculpture of Jim Thorpe, 1963 Discus thrower, Roman Copy
Bronze Casting of Greek Bronze casting, 485 B.C.
Pro Football Hall of Fame, 1963. Sculptor: Dale Drulius. Pounded copper. The group portrays a wide receiver, a tackle and a guard.
Greek Horses from a frieze on the Parthenon, 450 Bc. Carved Marble. The group portrays gods involved in a battle.
Notice that the viewer is not able to see the reverse side of these Relief sculptures. What else is similar about them?
Pro Football HOF Pantheon U.S. Capital Building
Canton, Ohio Rome, Italy Washington, D. C.
How are they similar?
How do they differ?
Can you match these domes to the exterior views shown in the previous slide?
Carson Piery Scott Fallingwater Pro Football HOF
Department Store Private residence Museum
Chicago, Illinois Bear Run, PA Canton, Ohio
How does the design or form of each building make it function as intended by the architect?
Portraits and Illustrations
Commissioner Pete Rozelle President Dwight D. Eisenhower
How are the sitters of these portraits represented? What can you learn about these men by observing their portraits?
Jacques Louis David
How are these portraits different from the previous slide?
What do these portraits tell you about the men they portray?