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20170720_052811The young artists yesterday created these Jasper Johns-like American Flags.  We did them in paper collage.  What fun!  And don’t they look GREAT!

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"Flag", oil and collage on fabric mounted on plywood, 1954-55 by Jasper Johns

“Flag”, oil and collage on fabric mounted on plywood, 1954-55 by Jasper Johns

Born on May 15, 1930 in Augusta Georgia, Jasper  Johns is an American contemporary artists most well-known for his painting American Flag.  You can learn more about Johns and his art by clicking here.

 

 

Kids with Johns FlagsA few years ago in art camp we studied Johns in one of our art camp sessions and the kids produced a copy of his work.  They did a super job honoring his work.

“Art is much less important than life, but what a poor life without it.” –Jasper Johns

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Happy Independence Day!  I know it’s a day early but I won’t be here tomorrow so I wanted to be sure to wish you a Happy 4th.

This is a photo from last year’s art camp with their homage to Jasper John’s flag done in multimedia.

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