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Online Extras / June 2018

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Additional Links for June 2018

Art Is at the Core: Yayoi Kusama (page 8)
View artist Yayoi Kusama’s painting, “Flowers”:
https://www.wikiart.org/en/yayoi-kusama/flowers-1983

Learn more about artist Yayoi Kusama and see more of her work:
http://yayoi-kusama.jp/e/information/index.html


Yearlong Secondary Advanced Art Series / An AMPed Up Curriculum,
Article 10 of 10, Performance Final / Capstone  (page 10)

View/Download:
Self-Evaluation Rubric

View/Download:
Checklist for Success


Summertime Sculptures: Squeaky-Clean Tikis (page 14)
Here is a website with tiki elements to assist in creating your own handout of tiki facial features and more:
http://stitchlily.blogspot.com/2012/08/how-to-draw-tiki-head.html?m=1

CLICK HERE for a classroom handout


Drink Trays Can Be Beautiful (page 18)
View the artworks mentioned in this article:
https://www.pinterest.com/artsactivities/june-2018-issue-estes-butterfield-kandinsky/


A&A Art Print: “The Jolly Flatboatmen,” by George Caleb Bingham (page 23-26)

RESPOND & CONNECT (page 23)

COMPOSITION
View a larger reproduction of Raphael’s “The Transfiguration,” to see resemblance of the Christ figure to Bingham’s dancer:
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b5/Transfigurazione_%28Raffaello%29_September_2015-1a.jpg

FLATBOAT
See other words also found in print for the first time in 1653 (or look up other words you know) at Merriam Webster’s Time Traveler feature:
https://www.merriam-webster.com/time-traveler/1653

This blog entry has some lovely illustrations of the construction of a flatboat, and includes some firsthand accounts of life on a flatboat in the 19th century:
https://wthhistory.wordpress.com/2016/02/12/rolling-down-the-river/

HISTORY OF RIVER TRADE AND COMMERCE
Here is a song by Allen Kave reminiscing about the days of the flatboat:
http://www.broadjam.com/player/player.php?play_file=9782_93234

MUSIC
CLICK HERE for a handout from the Cincinnati Art Association about the music of Russ Childers and his program, “Fiddles and Flatboats”:

Chris Vallillo performing the song “Shawnee Town” at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, June 2008:

Video of a contemporary musician playing “Natchez Under the Hill,” accompanied by a dancer “Clogging.” Listen to the rhythm of her feet and the sound of the fiddle as you enjoy Bingham’s painting:

Watch individual dancers performing “freestyle clogging”:

Learn more about the style of dance known as “clogging”:
http://www.clogon.com/history-of-clogging/

GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY
Maps of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers:
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/ff/Missouri_River_basin_map.png

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c7/Mo_rivers2.png


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