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Sculpting with wire

Wire sculptures & mobiles a la Alexander (Sandy) Calder at a recent Picture This program @westervlibrary. Advertisements

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Painting with Scissors

Picture This: Painting with Scissors a la Henri Matisse

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Boogie Woogie art a la Piet Mondrian

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I used Wouter van Reek’s Coppernickel Goes Mondrian (from the marvelous Enchanted Lion books!) to introduce the art of Piet Mondrian for this week’s Picture This at Westerville Public Library. We talked about how Mondrian was influenced by Picasso and Cubism (last … Continue reading

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The Stuff of Dreams: Surrealism & Magritte

Magritte’s Marvelous Hat by D.B. Johnson is a wonder – just look at the illustrations and then at Magritte’s work … so many aha moments! And the kids really responded to Magritte – such creativity! Picture This: Fine Art Edition, … Continue reading

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Self Portraits with Frida Kahlo & Chuck Close

At the first Picture This program of the summer, we studied Chuck Close’s grids & Frida Kahlo’s emotions.(with @Rebecca_Oneil). Picture This is for children entering grades 3-5 in the fall. We introduce children’s books and then make art in the … Continue reading

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Henri’s Scissors

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chrquietly: An extraordinary exhibit of Matisse opens at The Tate in Great Britain in April featuring 120 of his “cutouts” from collections around the world. I was drooling enviously and then read it will at MOMA in New York October 2014 through … Continue reading

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Paddington Bear, Peter Pan, the Hobbit, the Borrowers and Iron Man among the works featured in Picture This exhibition About the Picture This children’s book illustration exhibit at the British Library in London – focuses on how books are illustrated … Continue reading

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I had the most wonderful time. -Karina, age 11 This made my heart melt today at the Picture This art show @ Westerville Public Library – a reception for the young artists (3rd-5th graders) and their families who participate in … Continue reading

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Mixed media art from @Westerville Library’s Picture This program. This young artist really got into riddles (a prior week had focused on David Ezra Stein’s Interrupting Chicken, which led to many interrupting cow and chicken jokes … and so forth). … Continue reading

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amamblog: Recently, AMAM Curator of Education Jason Trimmer and student docent Anna Feuer (OC ‘14) visited the after-school program at Elyria-based organization Save Our Children. There, we discussed a work from our Art Rental collection by the African-American artist Faith … Continue reading

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