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May 2011


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

For more information about the World Children’s Festival, visit:


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

Learn more about Marjorie Schick and view some of her work:


Cola Canopic Jars
(page 18)

Learn more about canopic jars:

Students can write their names in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics
using this alphabet translator:

Source of photos for canopic-jar painting ideas:


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

To learn more about Japanese netsuke and view more examples, visit:

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


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

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

This video was made during the exhibition, THE LION KING:
Costumes On Display at London's Victoria and Albert Museum:


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

To learn more about sculptor Kenneth Snelson, and view some of his work, visit:


Gaudi Goes Green  (page 28)
To view images of Antoni Gaudi’s La Sagrada Familia, visit:


Artful Inclusion: Being Creative “Inside the Box”
(page 30)
To view some of Joseph Cornell’s box “assemblages,” visit:


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:

To view some of Henry Moore’s sculpture, visit:

To view some of Salvador Dalí’s sculpture, visit:

To view some of Alexander Archipenko’s sculpture, visit:

To view some of Yaacov Agam’s sculpture, visit:

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month and Jewish
American Heritage Month. Learn more at:

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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