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An American Artist Issue Date: 02-28-2010

Cool Spots imageFritz Scholder: Indian Not Indian, www.nmai.si.
edu/exhibitions/scholder
, celebrates and honors Native cultures through innovative art. While his art has been shocking to Indians and non-Indians alike, no one can contest that his images are powerful and captivating to audiences of all ages, regardless of their artistic backgrounds. Read Scholder’s surprising and controversial biography, and then browse through his colorful works and interpret them for yourself. Once you know more about this complex man, it is easy to see what drove Scholder's creations.

Visit: www.nmai.si.edu/exhibitions/scholder
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Playing at Art Issue Date: 01-03-2010

Cool Spots imageTate Kids: Discovering Turner, http://kids.
tate.org.uk/games/discovering-turner
, wants you to come play with fun and popular subjects in art. First choose the subject you want to see more of. There are many to pick from, with options like buildings, trees and fire. Start with one, and Turner will throw out some additional ideas to add on to your original choice. No matter what you select, Turner will come up with a work of art that matches your requirements. This is a great way to learn about common artistic themes and see them in action.

Visit: http://kids.tate.org.uk/games/discovering-turner
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Art From the Far East Issue Date: 09-27-2009

Cool Spots imageExplore fascinating Japanese woodblock art at My Learning: Exploring a Japanese Woodblock Print, www.mylearning.org/interactive.asp?journeyid
=108&resourceid=386
. Slowly mouse over the featured art to learn cool facts about the picture, such as info on samurai footwear and which arm their armor protects. Scroll through the left-hand side of your screen and choose a category, from details about the artists to materials needed to complete this beautiful work. Make sure to refer to the glossary if you run into any new terms you need help with.

Visit: www.mylearning.org/interactive.asp?journeyid=108&resourceid=386
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Making an Impression Issue Date: 08-09-2009

Cool Spots imageChilde Hassam: An American Impressionist, www.metmuseum.org/explore/childe_hassam/index.html, will introduce you to an artist you may not know much about. Meet the Artist and click on a question mark to find out something interesting about Hassam, such as how to pronounce his name or which of his paintings was acquired by the Met. Find a new way to look at art when you feast your eyes on Celia Thaxter's Garden, or let your senses stroll through Winter in Union Square. Before you go, enter Activities and take an online tour celebrating Hassam's work.

Visit: www.metmuseum.org/explore/childe_hassam/index.html
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Looking at Landscapes Issue Date: 07-26-2009

Cool Spots imageLandscapes, www.museumnetworkuk.
org/landscapes
, are often popular inspirations for many works of art. Mouse around in Themes to get the lowdown on everything from composition and perspective to styles and materials. Next, move over to History of the Landscape to investigate how this genre has evolved over time from lowly depictions to prized pictures. If you want to check out some famous works with your own eyes, take a trip to the gallery for a good look at the beauty captured in these images.

Visit: www.museumnetworkuk.org/landscapes
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