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[teacherartexchange] Shadow Puppets - NY Times article with slide show

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From: Judy Decker (judy.decker_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Feb 19 2008 - 16:45:20 PST


Dear Art Educators,

This was in New York Times several days ago - but is still online.
Shadow Journey to the East on Rawhide Wings
By KAREN ROSENBERG
Published: February 8, 2008
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/08/arts/design/08shad.html?_r=1&ref=design&oref=slogin

From the article:
An entertaining new exhibition at the China Institute, "Enchanted
Stories: Chinese Shadow Theater in Shaanxi," explores this rich folk
art tradition, which originated in Shaanxi Province (in the
north-central area of the country known as the cradle of Chinese
civilization). Western viewers may not be familiar with the
traditional story lines or characters of shadow puppetry, but anyone
who has seen the cut-paper silhouettes of Kara Walker will get the
idea.

China Institute:
http://www.chinainstitute.org/

More from New York Times:
http://www.nytimes.com/pages/arts/design/index.html

Judy Decker

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