Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Artists: Mary Cassatt
This DVD is part of the Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Artists series, which introduces children to famous artists through fun and humorous animation. Mary Cassatt is brought to life in a stylized and lively cartoon as she shares the story of her life growing up as an artist, how she developed her style and captured her subject matter, and how she became famous through her work.
The combination of voice impersonation, examples of the artist’S paintings, and humor makes the storyline interesting. Different characters are used to support and parody the events of Mary Cassatt’s life.
This engaging DVD is recommended for elementary art teachers who want to teach their younger students about Mary Cassatt.
-Cindy Hasio is a Ph. D. student and Teaching Fellow from the University of North Texas. Denton. Texas.