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Online Extras / October 2017

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Additional Links for October 2017

 

Art is at the Core: Piet Mondrian (page 12)
View the painting “Broadway Boogie Woogie,” by Piet Mondrian:
https://www.moma.org/collection/works/78682

View the animated film, “Lost in the City”
Broadway Boogie-Woogie the Animation “LOST IN TIHE CITY”
https://youtu.be/4b85UBqUy28_

Watch “Broadway Boogie Woogie” slowly being “built.” The similarity to traffic patterns is striking:
https://youtu.be/XsLeg7DhZmw_


Yearlong Secondary Advanced Art Series / An AMPed Up Curriculum, Article 2 of 10: Still Life in Four! (page 14)

View/Download:
Self-Evaluation Rubric

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Checklist for Success


Alive and Kicking: Birding with Brill (page 16)
Visit Josh Brill’s website to learn more about him and view his art:
https://www.joshbrill.co/


Make Your Origami Original (page 18)
Visit our Origami Pinterest board:


A&A Art Print: “Ceiling of Tomb of Hafez, 14th century” (page 19-22)

RESPOND & CONNECT (page 19)
Hear the scholar and poet, Dick Davis, read the poem he translated:
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/art/weekly-poem-dick-davis-reads-i-see-no-love-in-anyone/
(This video is of Davis’s appearance on PBS in December 2013. Davis wrote, translated and compiled the book, “Faces of Love: Hafez and the Poets of Shiraz.”)

MUSIC
Visit this link to listen to a song titled “Ghazal Ghazal” by Ali Ahnak:
https://youtu.be/6zpvvgmnx8g_

SYMBOLISM / ART HISTORICAL CONTEXT
Learn more on Geometry and Islamic Art:
http://artofislamicpattern.com/resources/educational-posters/

MATH
What is a Girih Tile? Read more about them here, and be prepared to have a math-attack!
http://archive.aramcoworld.com/issue/200905/the.tiles.of.infinity.htm

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE
Scholar Dick Davis discusses the importance of Hafez in Iran:
https://www.poetryfoundation.org/video/77408/bringing-persian-poetry-to-western-readers

WORLD HISTORY
Here is a thorough explanation of the evolution of the name Iran, which used to be called Persia:
http://www.heritageinstitute.com/zoroastrianism/iranpersia/

TECHNOLOGY
If you or your school have access to a 3D printer, you can print your own Islamic design tiles:
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1404350

GEOGRAPHY
This article is a wonderful overview of Iranian Architecture:
http://www.iranreview.org/content/Documents/Iranian_Architecture.htm

This is where Shiraz is located on the map:


Cezanne’s Apples (page 24)
Visit our “Paul Cezanne” Pinterest board:


On the Art Career Track: Paperback Writer (page 30)
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Book template


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