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Sister Wendy's American Collection


From: BJ Berquist (berquist_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sat Sep 08 2001 - 17:59:52 PDT

13. Sister Wendy's American Collection

In conjunction with the broadcast of "Sister Wendy's American
Collection" on
public television, PBS online hosts this educational Website. Sister
is a Reverend Mother and scholar of English who began studying art
her stay with the Carmelite nuns of Quindenham, Norfolk. She now has a
popular television and book series in which she shares her "signature
of intellect, reverence, and admiration for great works of art." Her
project explores American museum collections. The Website furnishes
images of the works accompanied by Sister Wendy's equally colorful
commentary, background on the artists, plus a guide to the six museums
featured. The diverse international selection of art and artifacts
a Native American earthen bowl, an African drum, Egyptian statuary, as
as an array of classical to contemporary paintings and drawings. [HCS]

>From The Scout Report, Copyright Internet Scout Project 1994-2001.

Respectfully submitted,
BJ Berquist
Associate Educator, TAPPED IN