How do you take the ordinary and turn it into extraordinary? What if that ordinary object was as simple as a clothespin?
As our second challenge for our first unit, Artists Solve Problems, we stole a project that was part of a presentation we saw at NAEA16 in Chicago. The concept was simple. Create an original work of art inspired by the very ordinary. The work does not need to incorporate the actual clothespin. The clothespin can simply be an inspiration. Here is a look at a few of the works in progress.
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Artwork by students at
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