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January 2012

   
           
         
           
     

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Article:

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

View and learn more about Gilbert Stuart's portraits of George Washington:
http://www.georgewashington.si.edu/portrait/index.html
http://www.nga.gov/collection/gallery/gg60a/gg60a-1121.html

View and learn more about Gilbert Stuart's portrait of John Adams:
http://www.nga.gov/collection/gallery/gg60a/gg60a-42933.html

View a detail of Peter Max's portrait of President Barack Obama:
>> Click Here to view


Article:


Art History in 3D (page 18)

View M.C. Escher's "Reptiles" (1943), from the collection of the National Gallery of Art:
http://www.nga.gov/fcgi-bin/timage_f?object=47959&image=10909&c=

View Vincent van Gogh's "Self-Portrait in Straw Hat" (1887), from the collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts
http://www.dia.org/object-info/662cf867-c9e6-4f6b-9281-8b5ca7dd6c72.aspx?position=5

View Salvador Dalí's "Le Sommeil (The Sleep)" (1937), from a private collection:
http://www.abcgallery.com/D/dali/dali50.html

View Edvard Munch's "The Scream" (1893-1910), from the collection of the Munch Museum.
http://www.munch.museum.no/work.aspx?id=17&wid=1&lang=en


Article:

Anonymity Builds Artistic Confidence (page 20)

View an online reproduction of "Mona Lisa":
http://www.rossettiarchive.org/docs/op76.rap.html

View the Lascaux painting that was reproduced on page 21:
http://static.life.com/ugc/911/ugc1125911/watermarkcomp.jpg


Article:

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:  http://www.hipark.austin.isd.tenet.edu/mythology/atalanta.html).

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:
http://www.uvm.edu/~hag/ovid/garth/garthb10p98.html

To view other works by Guillaume Coustou the Elder, visit:
http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/coustou_the_elder_guillaume.html


Article:

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

Visit the Student Web page connected to this article:
http://www.artsandactivities.com/sailingsevencs.html

Article:

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

Visit Romero Britto’s website:
http://www.britto.com/front/biography

View a brief video featuring Romero Britto's work featured at Super Bowl XLI, held in Miami, Florida:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZCbh861qmw

Romero Britto's official YouTube channel is found here:
http://www.youtube.com/user/RomeroBritto1#p/f/4/iGacBIcrS3M

   
                         
           
                         
 
 
 

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