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Matrix Series: Catenary Ellipsoid by Brent Kee Young

This is an American born artist with an interest in geometry and calculus.  He wanted to know if form can be defined only by light and line. What do you think?  Does he succeed? This can be found at the … Continue reading

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Untitled Rooftop Hughie Lee Smith

Hughie Lee Smith was an African American artist and a fellow Clevelander!  I took this picture myself a couple of months ago at the Cleveland Museum of Art.  

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Evangeline Meets Gabriel By Samuel Richards

I read Evangeline by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in 8th grade. This is a drawing of the end of the poem, when an aging Evangeline meets her dying betrothed. It is a sad and moving scene, and I cannot decide whether … Continue reading

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Penelope Franklin Simmons

Another excellent American sculpture.

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Pandora by Chauncey Bradley Ives

This is a great statue. It looks Classical or Renaissance, and yet it’s a relatively modern American statue.

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Trail of Tears

I learned about how President Jackson and the US Government treated the Cherokee people in the fifth grade. One of my classmates said, “This is really sad.” Our teacher answered, “It gets worse.” American Experience on PBS did a series … Continue reading

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Council of War John Rogers

I saw this at a museum. Lately I’ve been ignoring the European Art selection in museums, because I feel like that’s all I see. I’m trying to expand my horizons. Plus, I just saw 12 Years a Slave, so this … Continue reading

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