Category: Art

Dec 06

I awoke today and found a frost perched on the town…

Recently, some of my students have expressed an interest in poetry. First, let us explore and try to learn what poetry is. Some noteworthy poets have proclaimed their definition of what poetry is; Wordsworth (an interesting name for a poet, right?) defined poetry as “the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings;” Emily Dickinson said. “If I …

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Sep 24

Visiting MoMA and what is great art?

I am intrigued by some works of Modern Art. Acknowledged masters like Salvador Dali (surrealism), Paul Gauguin, Vincent Van Gogh, Henri Rousseau (post-impressionist), Georges Seurat (pointillism), Andrew Wyeth (realism), and others have often times offered us a view of the world from an obscure perspective. Sometimes we are given a chance to see into the …

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Jul 17

A DAY TRIP TO NYC

This article was written by Teacher Kevin in October of 2011 and posted on Midori’s blog, translated to Japanese. I have edited the document to add some hyperlinks for further reading. A DAY TRIP TO NYC Recently, I had an enjoyable visit from my Japanese friend, Midori and her daughter. During her stay we decided …

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