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May 2011

   
           
         
           
     

Additional Links:

Article:

Community Connections: World Children’s Festival
Celebrates Diversity
(page 13)

For more information about the World Children’s Festival, visit:http://www.icaf.org/whatwedo/wcf.html


Article:

Giant Paperclip Necklaces, Soup-Can Rings
and Cherry-Pie Hats
 (page 16)

Learn more about Marjorie Schick and view some of her work:
http://www.body-pixel.com/2010/11/09/marjorie-schick-and-sculptural-body-
transformation-gallery/


http://www2.pittstate.edu/art/marjo.html


Article:

Cola Canopic Jars
(page 18)

Learn more about canopic jars:
www.kingtutshop.com/freeinfo/Canopic-Jars.htm

Students can write their names in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics
using this alphabet translator:
www.discoveringegypt.com/e-name.htm

Source of photos for canopic-jar painting ideas:
www.lucylearns.com/canopic-jar-picture.html

Article:

Clip & Save Art Print, “Netsuke” (page 19)

To learn more about Japanese netsuke and view more examples, visit:
www.asianart.com/exhibitions/netsuke/

www.netsukeonline.org/htm/index.html

To view a line drawing of how netsuke were worn, visit:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Netsuke-p1030001.jpg

Article:

Tribute to Julie Taymor’s Lion King Costumes  (page 24)

These videos highlight “The Lion King” costumes and masks:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-45D-tF0gA&feature=fvwrel

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTOOS6ggKPY&feature=related

This video was made during the exhibition, THE LION KING:
Costumes On Display at London's Victoria and Albert Museum:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BtL5mOGs0U

Article:

Lines in Space: A Minimalist Approach (page 26)
To learn more about sculptor Mark di Suvero, and view some of his work, visit:

http://www.spacetimecc.com/disuvero/disuvero.html

http://www.stormking.org/MarkdiSuvero.html

http://www.sculpture.org/documents/scmag05/june_05/diSuvero/diSuvero.shtml

To learn more about sculptor Kenneth Snelson, and view some of his work, visit:
http://www.kennethsnelson.net/

http://www.sculpture.org/documents/scmag99/oct99/snelson/snelson.shtml

http://wn.com/Kenneth_Snelson

Article:

Gaudi Goes Green  (page 28)
To view images of Antoni Gaudi’s La Sagrada Familia, visit:
http://www.greatbuildings.com/buildings/Sagrada_Familia.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Sagrada_Familia_01.jpg

Article:

Artful Inclusion: Being Creative “Inside the Box”
(page 30)
To view some of Joseph Cornell’s box “assemblages,” visit:
http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/cornell/

Article:

Tried & True Tips for Art Teachers: Time for
More Great Projects
(page 38)
To learn more about Elizabeth Murray and view some of her work, visit:
http://www.pbs.org/art21/artists/murray/

To view some of Henry Moore’s sculpture, visit:
http://www.bluffton.edu/~sullivanm/mooretoronto/mooretoronto.html

To view some of Salvador Dalí’s sculpture, visit:
http://dalisculptures.blogspot.com/

To view some of Alexander Archipenko’s sculpture, visit:
http://hirshhorn.si.edu/search.asp?page=1&numResults=12&artists=
Archipenko&withImage=true


To view some of Yaacov Agam’s sculpture, visit:
http://www.aejv.com/agam-scpt.htm

http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/agam_yaacov.html

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month and Jewish
American Heritage Month. Learn more at:
http://asianpacificheritage.gov/

http://www.jewishheritagemonth.gov/

Artists with birthdays this month:

May 11: Salvador Dalí (1904-1989) and Yaacov Agam (b. 1928)
May 12: Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882)
May 13: Georges Braque (1882-1963)
May 14: Thomas Gainsborough (baptized 1727, died 1788)
May 15: Jasper Johns (b. 1930)
May 21: Henri Rousseau (1844-1910)
May 23: Franz Kline (1910-1962)

May 25: Mary Cassatt (1844-1926)
May 30: Alexander Archipenko (1887-1964)

   
                         
           
                         
 
 
 

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