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January 2011

   
           
         
           
     

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Article:

Arts Update
(page 8-9)

The 2011 Blick Linoleum Block Print Contest
 For complete information, contest rules and entry forms, visit www.dickblick.com/blockcontest/

For more information about the 2011 Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Contest, visit: www.fws.gov/juniorduck/

Check out the The Secret Life of Art Blog for more fun and facts. Visit currier.org/nowon view.aspx for more information.

To lean more about the J. Paul Getty Museum’s “Art Scoops,” visit : getty.edu/education/kids_families/.


Article:

Art Teachers I Have Known: Elliot Eisner
(page 18)

To read and share Elliot Eisner's "10 Lessons the Arts Teach," go to:
http://www.naea-reston.org/advocacy/10-lessons-the-arts-teach

 

Article:

1 Great Question (page 20)

View and learn more about Henri Matisse's "The Red Studio":
http://www.moma.org/collection/object.php?object_id=78389

View and learn more about Julius LeBlanc Stewart's "A Hunt Ball":
http://www.the-athenaeum.org/art/full.php?ID=33335

View Alber Bierstadt's "Merced River":
http://www.albertbierstadt.org/Merced-River--Yosemite-Valley.html

View George Tooker's "Government Bureau":
http://www.metmuseum.org/explore/artists_view/tooker_popup.html

View Edward Hopper's "Nighthawks":
http://www.artic.edu/artaccess/AA_Modern/pages/MOD_7.shtml

View David Alfaro Siqueiros' "Echo of a Scream":
http://www.moma.org/collection/browse_results.php?criteria=
O%3AAD%3AE%3A5454&page_number=7&template_id=1&sort_order=1

View Vermeer's "Maler Im Atelier" (AKA "Die Malkunst"):
http://www.khm.at/en/kunsthistorisches-museum/collections/picture-gallery/holland-17th-century/

 


Article:

My Temple with a Frieze (page 22)

Related websites:
www.historyforkids.org/learn/arts/frieze.htm
http://greece.mrdonn.org/columns.html

Please download the following instructions for making a Temple

Temple Instructions
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Article:

Learning from Exhibitions, Life in Ruins (page 24)

To view more of Maltby Sykes' art:
http://www.carlislegallery.com/artists/maltby_sykes/index.shtml

To learn more about Doric, Ionic and Corinthian columns:
http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/greek-architecture-doric-ionic-or-corinthian.html

http://www.cmhpf.org/kids/dictionary/classicalorders.html

http://historylink101.net/greece1/pic_columns-doric.htm

http://historylink101.net/greece1/pic_columns-ionic-corinthian.htm

 

Article:

Clip & Save Art Print, The Polo Game (page 27)

For more information on Mughal painting and the Mughal Empire, visit:
www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/History/Mughals/mughals.html

http://dl.lib.brown.edu/minassian/

Edgar Degas.)
http://www.artic.edu/artexplorer/search.php?tab=1&resource=81533

Next, take students to the computer lab or library to learn more about Hamza via an excellent web resource from the Smithsonian Institution, “The Adventures of Hamza,” available at www.asia.si.edu/exhibitions/online/hamza/hamza.htm

The following elementary-level lesson plan is an excellent resource for further classroom activities focusing on Mughal painting: www.lessonplanspage.com/ArtAPAHMMughalMiniaturePaintingUnit25.htm

 

Article:

Ralli Quilts of Pakistan … In Paper (page 32)

Visit the International Quilt Study Center & Museum’s online exhibition, "South Asian Seams: Quilts from India Pakistan & Bangladesh":

http://www.quiltstudy.org/exhibitions/online_exhibitions/sas_main

 

Article:

Haitian Tap-Taps (page 34)

A March 2010 PBS Frontline/Planet Money Special Report, "Solving the Tap-Tap Puzzle":
report from March 2010 PBS Newshour, "Haiti's 'Tap-Tap' Bus Art Flourishes After Quake":

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/haiti/view/tap-tap.html?utm_campaign=homepage&utm_medium=feeds&utm_source=feeds

   
                         
           
                         
 
 
 

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