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Online Extras / March 2013

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Additional Links for March 2013

Clip & Save Art Print, Mythology in Art: “Raven Transformation Mask” (page 23)

“What Masks Reveal,” is a middle-school level unit from EDSITEment, an
education offering from the National Endowment for the Humanities:
http://edsitement.neh.gov/lesson-plan/what-masks-reveal#sect-introduction

To see different views of the mask featured as this month’s Art Print,closed,
visit:
http://www.rrnpilot.org/items/298245#?pg=item_298245&pgi=2

Brief demonstration of a transformation mask opening:
http://youtu.be/hm7AgTOSrd0

View a video of a transformation dance:
http://youtu.be/CsetHR333Uc

This Web page might serve as inspiration before students create their own mask
depicting the animal of their choice:
http://www.elizabethabernathy.com/2010/10/last-minute-masks.html

Video from Pitt Rivers Museum project, wherein Haida delegates share
information about Haida culture. Discussion of the Raven Transformation Mask
begins at 23:34:
http://www.prm.ox.ac.uk/haida.html

Learn more about the Haida culture:
http://www.native-languages.org/haida-legends.htm

Learn more about Raven:
http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/past-exhibitions/totems-to-turquoise/cosmology/raven-the-trickster

Learn more about the concept of transformation as a fundamental belief of
Native Northwest Coast Indians:
http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/past-exhibitions/totems-to-turquoise/cosmology/transformation-and-shamanism

Inspired by Sarah Morris (page 30-31)

Web pages related to this article:

View “Robert Towne” by Sarah Morris:
http://www.publicartfund.org/projects
(Browse by “Artist or Title” for “Sarah Morris”)

View other work by artist Sarah Morris:
http://www.moma.org/collection/artist.php?artist_id=22999

http://artnews.org/daimlerart/?g_cai=35945&Sarah%20Morris

1 Lesson + 3 Objectives = Huge Success (page 32-33)
Web pages related to this article:

View image of “Portrait of Igor Stravinsky,” by Pablo Picasso:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Stravinsky_picasso.png


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