Profiles in Art: Vik Muniz "A beating heart"

Profiles in Art: Vik Muniz "A beating heart"

February is the month of chocolates, hearts, history, discovery -- and we're blending it all together today in profiling an artist that says learning who he was led him to his creative self.   Wire, scrap metal, sugar, toy soldiers - the creative genius of Vik Muniz.

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Coloring - An Ageless Art (and Therapy)

Coloring  - An Ageless Art (and Therapy)

We've been looking at various forms of creatively decompressing. Coloring has long been a way to keep young kids active.  It has been reborn as a way for older adults to relax.  It's an internationally ageless art form, offering infinite benefits as a conscientious form of art therapy.  Either way, wherever you are, we invite you to #pARTicipate!

#WhatColorIsYourWorld

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"Tuttomondo" / Street Art Series : Brazil

"Tuttomondo" / Street Art Series : Brazil

 

Our ART Talk #WorldViewWednesday looks at street art around the world.  Our series continues in Sao Paolo, Brazil, considered here to the be world capital of graffiti!

See, graffiti is no longer the same. This street art, initially considered vandalism, won it’s space! Evidence of this lies in the actions that take place throughout Brazil and the appearence of artists who take this medium and our country's name to other places.

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Brazil's Evolution of Art in Education

Brazil's Evolution of Art in Education

Art education in Brazil is an issue that has transformed over time, encouraging students to produce individualistic art and incorporating art in teaching other subjects.

Brazilian law mandates art education be taught elementary through high school and include music, dance, performing and visual arts – often using the core curriculum teachers to do so.  As a result, art is often used to instruct other school subjects. 

 

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