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Re: [teacherartexchange] Mosaic tile- Tree of Paradise

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From: Susan Bennett (seasideblueviolet_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Jul 09 2007 - 11:17:06 PDT


Thank you
--- Judy Decker <judy.decker@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Susan,
>
> Many Cultures have a "Tree of Life".....
> Look up Indian art (India),
> Mexican art (ceramic tree of life).
> Some Native American cultures (I think Navajo?).
> Tree of Life by Klimt.
>
> Enter Tree of Life art in Google for more.
>
> Regards,
>
> Judy Decker
>
>
>
> On 7/9/07, Susan Bennett wrote:
> > I have recently become interested in Jewish Roman
> > Mosaic Tile projects. The Tree of Paradise
> exhibition
> > of the Brooklyn Museum of Art will be coming to
> our
> > local Dayton Art Institute. Have any of you had
> any
> > experience with the Tree of Paradise imagery? I
> was
> > wondering about how many cultures use the Tree of
> Life
> > or Paradise within their art. Recently in Ireland
> I
> > purchased a card from ancient Celtic tradition on
> the
> > Tree of Life. From the written literature it
> appears
> > that they used this imagery prior to their
> Chritian
> > era as well as after in Ireland.
> > Susan in Ohio (On the beach in NJ)
>
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