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Re: narrative work

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From: Betty Bowen (bbowen_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Nov 04 2003 - 11:17:47 PST


My 6th graders love it when we compare Copley's "Watson and the Shark" and
Winslow Homer's "Gulf Stream"

Both American, born almost exactly 100 years apart, both from Boston, both
highly narrative paintings involving sharks. The styles of painting is vastly
different, lots and lots to talk about.

Next I'm working on a lesson comparing Vermeer and Hopper - people sitting
beside windows.

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