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Friday Photos: Instagram + Booker T.

March 7, 2014

The DMA is now in the third year of its Learning Lab partnership with Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, a collaboration in which DMA Education staff work with Visual Arts teachers to lead experiences and projects at the DMA and at the school. The students recently completed a project that used Instagram as a means to explore artistic inspiration.  

We asked the students to choose an artist in our Modern European or Contemporary art collection and re-imagine that artist’s specific point of view in a contemporary setting. The Booker T. students did a wonderful job documenting these artistic re-imaginings by collecting images of objects, scenes, people and materials that they felt would give their particular artist inspiration.

Do you see something around you that could have been inspiration for Mark Rothko or Jasper Johns? Join the conversation on Instagram! Simply tag your images using #POVartists name. Make sure to post them in our comments section if you feel so inspired!

Danielle Schulz
Teaching Specialist

3 Comments leave one →
  1. Shannon Karol permalink
    March 12, 2014 9:14 pm

    What a great project, Danielle! I miss these kiddos–please tell them I said hello!

  2. Danielle Schulz permalink
    March 25, 2014 4:42 pm

    Absolutely Shannon! 🙂


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