Thursday, December 9, 2010

(KG) A visit to the North Carolina Museum of Art (4/4)

Discussing the unusual shape of the painting, and the symbolism attached to it (circle has neither beginning nor end).

Further discussion about the painting and active participation from students.

Learning that stamps can be made after paintings.
This painting of Madonna and Child in a Landscape was selected as the U.S. Postal Service's Christmas stamp in 1993),

Going to the dentist in the old days.
Discussing about clothes, tools and techniques.
Mr. Twiddy comment: "If your dentist is dressed like this man in the painting, you have to run!"

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