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Online Extras / February 2018

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Additional Links for February 2018

 

Art is at the Core: Hans Hofmann’s Rising Moon (page 11)
View the painting, “Rising Moon,” by Hans Hofmann:
http://www.hanshofmann.net/art/rising_moon.htm


Yearlong Secondary Advanced Art Series / An AMPed Up Curriculum, Article 6 of 10: What’s Cookin’ (page 12)

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Self-Evaluation Rubric

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Checklist for Success


A&A Art Print: Philadelphia’s Magic Garden (page 19-22)

RESPOND & CONNECT (page 19)

ART TECHNIQUE
Interested in more fine points of Zagar’s techniques?

Wartch Sarah Modiano (conservation technician with Materials Conservation Collaborative in Philadelphia) present her slide lecture about issues of preserving Zagar’s work:
https://www.ncptt.nps.gov/blog/magical-mosaics-preserving-isaiah-zagars-philadelphia-art-environment/ 

MOVEMENT and MIRRORS
Investigate the history and science of mirrors here:
http://www.mirrorhistory.com/ 

RECYCLING GLASS
Read more about the changing value of glass recycling since the 1960s:
https://foresternetwork.com/msw-management-magazine/ms-waste/ms-recycling/high-costs-and-limited-markets-put-a-crack-in-glass-recycling/

VIDEO ART
Learn more about the film by Jeremiah Zagar, “In a Dream,” about the life and work of Isaiah Zagar http://www.inadreammovie.com 

PHYSICS
See some great graphic explanations of the evolution of the bicycle wheel here:
https://www.quora.com/Why-are-the-spokes-in-a-bicycle-mostly-tangential-and-not-radial/answer/Raj-Arjit?share=1&srid=iMqW

This is a very sweet one-minute animation of the evolution of the bicycle:
https://www.dezeen.com/2014/04/01/evolution-of-the-bicycle-thallis-vestergaard-animation/ 


China’s Terracotta Warriors: Uniquely Represented through Form and Texture (page 28)

Here are several links to related resources:
Video: “The Terra-Cotta Warriors,” from National Geographic:

Blog of the authors’ visit to the Terracotta Warriors excavation site in China:
http://paigeandpeggy.blogspot.com/2012/05/terra-cotta-warriors.html

Read more about the event featured in this article, featuring make-and-take Terracotta Warriors:
http://paigeandpeggy.blogspot.com/2012/12/chinese-culture-for-kids.html


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