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January 2012


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Portrait Face-Off: Gilbert Stuart vs. Peter Max (page 16)

View and learn more about Gilbert Stuart's portraits of George Washington:

View and learn more about Gilbert Stuart's portrait of John Adams:

View a detail of Peter Max's portrait of President Barack Obama:
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Art History in 3D (page 18)

View M.C. Escher's "Reptiles" (1943), from the collection of the National Gallery of Art:

View Vincent van Gogh's "Self-Portrait in Straw Hat" (1887), from the collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts

View Salvador Dalí's "Le Sommeil (The Sleep)" (1937), from a private collection:

View Edvard Munch's "The Scream" (1893-1910), from the collection of the Munch Museum.


Anonymity Builds Artistic Confidence (page 20)

View an online reproduction of "Mona Lisa":

View the Lascaux painting that was reproduced on page 21:


Clip & Save Art Print, "Hippomenes," Guillaume Coustou the Elder (page 23-26)

After students have had a chance to offer their ideas, recount the story of Hippomenes and Atalanta. (Use the following website to draft a simple version of the tale:

Read the tale of Hippomenes and Atalanta from Book Ten of Ovid’s Metamorphoses, focusing on the stanza describing the action of Coustou's sculpture:

To view other works by Guillaume Coustou the Elder, visit:


Sailing the Seven C’s to Better Painting: Confidence II (page 27)

Visit the Student Web page connected to this article:


Romero Britto Stopped By Our Art Room… (page 28)

Visit Romero Britto’s website:

View a brief video featuring Romero Britto's work featured at Super Bowl XLI, held in Miami, Florida:

Romero Britto's official YouTube channel is found here:


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