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Art gallery project for Eleanor Lumish's class.
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1. Choose an Artist and Get Background Information

You can find lots of information on world-famous artists, like Picasso, but not as much on less famous ones.

For today’s class, you can choose a Tucson artist from these lists:

 

Tucson Artists’ Open Studios  This site gives an art image, a map to the studio, artist’s web page, and contact info.

Artists’ studios      April 14th and 15th 2012     tucsonopenstudios.com/artists.php 

Studios arranged by zip code.  http://www.tucsonopenstudios.com/studios.php  

Google Map of the studios.  http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&hl=en&msa=0&msid=214558702952893952236.0004a0dad36d1f63b5f1d&z=11

 

Google    Many artists have their own web sites. Or they may be mentioned on the web sites of museums or galleries.

·         Type in your artists name, plus the word “art”:              Russell Recchion art 

·         Also try this search, using quote marks:                       “Russell Recchion” art 

·         Look at some of these web sites.  What can you learn about the artist? 

·         From the Google results page, click Images (top left) 

o   Warning: This may find art images of your artist, but it will find lots of unrelated things as well.   

o   Click an image.  This will open a larger version of the image, with its web page behind it. 

o   Try the links, at right.  (Remember:  most images are automatically copyrighted) 

·        To copy an image and paste it into an email (to yourself).

o   Right-Click an image.  Select Copy from the menu.

Compose an email message to yourself.

o   Right-click the message area of the email.  Select Paste from the menu.

 

Arizona Daily Star        Tucson’s daily newspaper may have news stories on your artist

 ·          In the lower right corner, find the Publication box.  Type this in the box:     Arizona Daily Star.

·         Above this, checkmark the box for: Also search within the full text of the articles

·         In the search box, type your artist’s name.  Click Search.    Review the results.

·      Email the article to yourself.  First open the full record.  Then on the right side, click Email, and follow directions.

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