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Artwork outside of the North Carolina Museum of Art
Artwork outside of the North Carolina Museum of Art
This is a sculpture outside of the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh, North Carolina.
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Cat Manolis at the Ackland Art Museum at UNC-Chapel Hill
Cat Manolis at the Ackland Art Museum at UNC-Chapel Hill
This is a sculpture by graduate student Cat Manolis at the Ackland Art Museum of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The sculpture is covered in stitched patent leather and features bullets for teeth as well as wheels that allow it to be moved...
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Modern art pottery
Figure 18 shows some examples of the finished product of the potter's art. These amazingly large objects were made by Mark Hewitt and fired in the kiln shown in Figure 15. These pots represent the acme of modern Piedmont art pottery in North Carolina. They...
By Dirk Frankenberg.
Modern Piedmont Art Pottery in North Carolina
Modern Piedmont Art Pottery in North Carolina
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Tiered roofs and spires on Cambodia's National Museum building in Phnom Penh
Tiered roofs and spires on Cambodia's National Museum building in Phnom Penh
Tiered roofs and spires grace Cambodia's National Museum building in Phnom Penh. The top roof tiers near the central spire towers are designed in an ornamental "V" shape. Built between 1917 and 1920 during the French colonial period, the museum building exeplifies...
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Whirligigs at Windmill Farm in Lucama, NC
Whirligigs at Windmill Farm in Lucama, NC
A band practices in front of huge whirligigs at Windmill Farm in Lucama, North Carolina. The whirligigs are made by artist Vollis Simpson and incorporate complex movement and sound as a integral part of the sculptures.
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Whirligigs at Windmill Farm in Lucama, NC
Whirligigs at Windmill Farm in Lucama, NC
These are huge whirligigs at Windmill Farm in Lucama, North Carolina. The whirligigs are made by artist Vollis Simpson and incorporate complex movement and sound as a integral part of the sculptures.
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Resources on the web

Education at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery
Originating from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, New York, this interesting website offers resources for teachers working with both younger and older students.In the "Artgames" section, younger students can create their own scuptures by... (Learn more)
Format: website/lesson plan
Provided by: Albright-Knox
Education at the Getty - Lesson Plans
A variety of lesson plans are provided which are based on the artistic collection at the J. Paul Getty Museum in California. Plans can be integrated into all core subject areas and are searchable by grade level and subject. (Learn more)
Format: website/lesson plan
Provided by: The Getty
The National Gallery of Art
This premier national art museum's website features online exhibits and information about artists, in-depth select European and American paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, and graphic arts. The website includes multimedia and podcast presentations of some... (Learn more)
Format: website/lesson plan
Provided by: National Gallery of Art