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Re: Stella guessing game and 2002 Olympic Winter Games

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From: Marcia Scurfield (mkscurfield_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sat Feb 02 2002 - 12:13:44 PST


Thanks Heather !

 Another idea for my 2002 Olympics unit: After playing the guessing game on
Frank Stella's Jarama II at NGA Kids website, create an abstract sculpure
which expresses the movement of one of the winter olympic sports.

Marcia

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From: "Heather Leal" <rayleal@earthlink.net>
To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <artsednet@lists.pub.getty.edu>
Sent: Saturday, February 02, 2002 2:36 PM
Subject: Stella guessing game

> Hi,
> I just got a link for a neat online lesson about Frank Stella's "Jarama
> II." It is from the National Gallery of Art and is a guessing game that
> leads you through analyzing the piece. There is an art making activity
> at the end. I think I will try it with my middle school kids- have them
> make an abstract construction that represents the movement/speed/feeling
> in a sport. We'll use cardboard and cut pieces and paint them with
> patterns and glue them together. Maybe do it with partners.
>
> Here is the link.
> http://www.nga.gov/kids/stella/stella1.htm
> Happy weekend everyone,
> Heather
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