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December 2008

   
           
     
   
           
     

Additional Links:

Article:

Learning from Exhibitions: Ancestry and Innovation … African-American Art from the American Folk Art Museum (page 16-18)

Visit the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service Web site for additional venues and exhibition information:
www.sites.si.edu/exhibitions/exhibits/ancestry_and_innovation/main.htm

Article:
Aaah … Beautiful Batik (page 22-23)
Click here to download the Batik process instructions

This download is saved as a PDF file so you MUST HAVE Adobe Acrobat Reader (6.0 or higher) to open and read them.

You can get Acrobat FREE from Adobe at the following address:
http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html

Article:

Clip & Save Art Print: Henri Rousseau “Carnival Evening”
(page 25-28)

Visit these Web sites to learn more about Henri Rousseau:

http://blogs.princeton.edu/wri152-3/s06/bshechet/biography.html

http://www.guggenheimcollection.org/site/artist_bio_139.html

http://www.discoverfrance.net/France/Art/Rousseau/Rousseau.shtml

http://www.princetonol.com/groups/iad/Files/Rousseau.htm

http://www.nga.gov/exhibitions/rousseauinfo.shtm

http://www.nga.gov/exhibitions/2006/rousseau/forests.shtm

www.nga.gov/exhibitions/2006/rousseau/index.shtm.

The Web site accompanying the 2006 National Gallery of Art’s exhibition,
“Henri Rousseau: Jungle in Paris,” is loaded with interesting classroom tools:


www.nga.gov/education/classroom/results.mhtm?search3
=37&imgSubmit.x=65&imgSubmit.y=7

Article:
Kente Cloth–Inspired Weavings (page 30-31)

To learn more about kente cloth, visit:

www.marshall.edu/akanart/cloth_kente.html

www.virtualexplorers.org/ghana/kente.htm


Article:
Civil War Puppets (page 32-33)

Download the puppet worksheet mentioned in this article. (PDF)

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