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Re: Good news! New Matisse video is coming out


From: Pam Stephens (pgstephens_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri May 02 2003 - 05:07:20 PDT


Thank you for posting about "Dropping in on Rousseau." I didn't know that
the book was already being shipped.

I am very happy that the book was enjoyed by your fifth graders. The
Rousseau football players is a fun image, isn't it? Last summer I stumbled
across the original in Las Vegas at the Guggenheim on the Strip. What a
treat and a surprise to unexpectedly see the masterwork.

I think that you and your kids will enjoy the video. There are some subtle
references that you'll catch that your kids might not. Jim and I tried to
embed some humor to keep adults and older kids interested.


----- Original Message -----
From: "The Austin's" <>
To: "ArtsEdNet Talk" <>
Sent: Thursday, May 01, 2003 9:29 PM
Subject: Re: Good news! New Matisse video is coming out

> I read the book to my 5th graders this afternoon since it tied in with the
> jungle scenes we have been working on. The kids got so excited to see
> different reproductions that they were already familiar with, and they got
> into a fascinating discussion over the history of football because of the
> book! I highly recommend it and can't wait till PTO gives us our yearly
> funds so I can buy the video to go with it! :-)
> ~*~Michal~*~
> K-12 Kansas Art Teacher
> > Pam
> > > Soon you will be able to view a made-for-kids video about Matisse. It
> > > another high quality video authored by Getty list member Pam Stephens.
> The
> > > video she did with Jim McNeill - "Dropping in on Rousseau" - is so
> > fun
> > > (I even think high school would like it). Make sure you get "Rousseau"
> on
> > > your orders for next year:
> > >
> ---