Family Day: The Art of Water

Motel Pool, Austin, Texas, Tod Papageorge, (Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 1940 — ), 1975, Gelatin silver print, 10 7/8 in. x 16 in. (27.62 cm x 40.64 cm), Gift of Huntington T. Block Insurance, 1992.101
Surf, Elliot Torrey (East Hardwick, VT 1867–1949 San Diego, CA), c. 1920, Oil on Canvas, 30 in. x 36 in. (76.2 cm x 91.44 cm), Gift of Mr. A. H. Marks, 1923.1

Video: Elliot Torrey’s Surf-Inspired Fizzy Ice Cube Painting

Summer Field Bouquet, Paul Stankard (Attleboro, Massachusetts, 1943 — ), 1997, Glass, 2 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in. (6.35 cm x 8.89 cm x 8.89 cm), Gift of Annie and Mike Belkin, 2010.282.50

Photos: Paul Stankard-Inspired Ice Cube Creations

Ice cube creation materials
The ice won’t turn out to be completely clear. Why? The water is freezing from all directions, so air naturally gets trapped in the middle. The air pockets make them look mysterious!
Pond — Spring Awakening, Alma Thomas (Columbus, Georgia, 1891–1978, Washington, D.C.), 1972, Acrylic on canvas, 68 in. x 55 in. (172.72 cm x 139.7 cm), Gift of Mr. and Mrs. David K. Anderson, 1976.32

Photos: Chalk-Paint Printmaking

Chalk paint materials
Wet chalk paint, versus when it’s dry!




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