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Art History for Kids: Animal Characters

August 24, 2012 by  
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Art History for Kids: Animal Characters
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Art History for Kids should involve the artwork related to those  animal characters they love: The  human-like animals in cartoons and comics. Where do they come from? Who first created them? This art class was really fun! The introduction to the class was this presentation where we talked about artists who have created animal characters. [...]

Art History for Kids: Animals in the Circus by Alexander Calder

August 24, 2012 by  
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Art History for Kids: Animals in the Circus by Alexander Calder
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Today, as a part of our art history for kids series, we will talk about Alexander Calder and his animals in the circus. Many artists have chosen the circus as a favorite theme for their art, but none like Alexander Calder. He built a whole circus for himself, he was the ring master, the performer, [...]

Art History for Kids: Artists and Animals

August 24, 2012 by  
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Art History for Kids: Artists and Animals
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Many artists have made animals their favorite subject, today will will explore two of them. One is from Europe, his name is Henri Rousseau and he only saw the animals he painted in books or in the zoo. The other one, Fernando Botero, a Colombian artist who has transformed our pets into something really big! [...]

Multicultural Art for Kids: Animals in Different Cultures

August 24, 2012 by  
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Multicultural Art for Kids: Animals in Different Cultures
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Animals have been always our companions since the beginning of our arrival to this planet. Cave art showed animals, and since those times, every culture and everywhere animals have been favorite art subject. Today we wil learn how different cultures, during different time periods have approached the animal theme in their art expressions. This presentation [...]

Art History for Kids: Hundertwasser

August 23, 2012 by  
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Art History for Kids: Hundertwasser
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Hundertwasser was one of the most important artists & architects during the 20 century He was born in Austria in 1928. He believed that people were not happy when they have lost their connection with nature. In this class series we are going to be as creative as Hundertwasser was. We will learn about his incredible fascination [...]

Art History for Children: Pablo Picasso

August 23, 2012 by  
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Art History for Children: Pablo Picasso
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Over the last 100 years there have been more changes in art than at any other time in history. Pablo Picasso changed his painting style more than any other great artist. Since the 19 century, the History of Art changes every day. Artists are always trying to do something different, to make themselves unique. In [...]

Multicultural Art for Kids: Sand Painting

August 23, 2012 by  
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Multicultural Art for Kids: Sand Painting
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Sand painting can be made using sand, ground pigments, seeds, flowers, sand, stones, feathers, and other natural substances. Many different cultures have used sand to express themselves, to create artworks or have used it for religious porpoises. Today we will see how this technique has been used by Native American Indians to heal and to [...]

Multicultural Art for Kids: Paper Cutting

August 23, 2012 by  
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Multicultural Art for Kids: Paper Cutting
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Paper cutting has been around for a very long time. Its history is almost as long as the history of paper. Paper was invented in China more than 2,000 years ago and paper cutting was soon to follow. This presentation will lead us throughout the extensive world of paper cutting. We will learn how this [...]

Multicultural Arts for Kids: Molas

August 23, 2012 by  
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Multicultural Arts for Kids: Molas
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Mola is a textile art form made by the Kuna people of Colombia and Panama . Molas are made using a very complex technique overlapping layers of fabric sewn together. In the Kuna’s native language, “mola” means “shirt” or “clothing”. In this presentation we will learn how an ancient tradition of body painting was transformed [...]

Art History for Children: Surrealism with Dali

August 23, 2012 by  
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Art History for Children: Surrealism with Dali
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Surrealists paintings showed the world of dreams and fantasy mixed with the real world. Salvador Dali was born in Spain, and he is one of the most famous and more unusual artist of the twentieth century. The world of  Dali is as diverse as our own dream world. Every night we have several dreams, even if [...]

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