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Rainbow Bubble Sculptures

Rainbow Bubble Sculptures

Click through the steps in the box and to create a rainbow bubble sculpture machine. Artist Jay Musler explored and developed experimental glass blowing techniques to create unique artworks. In Floating Objects, oil paint is used to add a Technicolor palette to the...
Portrait Props

Portrait Props

MATERIALS Paper Pencils, paint, markers, or crayons Mirror Portraits are drawings, paintings, or photographs of people. When an artist creates a portrait of herself or himself, it is called a self portrait. Some artists use objects or symbols to add meaning to a...
Carrie Mae Weems

Carrie Mae Weems

Weems’ provocative work explores how images shape our perceptions of class, gender and race. She photographed herself in this thoughtful, quiet pose to explore the place of African American women in the history of art. Though women have been painted in this...
Radcliffe Bailey

Radcliffe Bailey

Radcliffe Bailey traveled to Africa in 2007 to further explore the roots of his African-American heritage. Boats, trunks and lanterns reference ideas of journey, passage and discovery—themes that have been part of Bailey’s work for a number of years. The artist had...
Hank Willis Thomas

Hank Willis Thomas

Hank Willis Thomas is a conceptual artist who uses photography to explore themes of identity, commodity, media, and popular culture. This piece was part of a series which critiqued the exploitation of black athletes by likening them to slaves forced to work on cotton...
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