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  • NorthPark Art at Home: Flowers

    • Andy Warhol, Flowers, 1970, screen print on white paper.Did you know?Next time you visit NorthPark, if you are near Neiman Marcus looking at the turtles and ducks, look up! You will notice Andy Warhol’s 1970 version of Flowers on view. Warhol is considered the leader of pop art—a movement in art history that takes things from everyday life and frames it as...

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  • NorthPark Art at Home: Companions

    • Tony Cragg, Companions, 2008, fiberglassArtist Tony Cragg is interested in the relationship between shapes and forms, while exploring different mediums. Companions is made entirely of fiberglass—a type of plastic. Do you know what the word companion means? A friend, someone you spend time with, a close connection between two or more things.Think about the word “companions” while closely looking at the...

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  • NorthPark Art at Home: Hammering Man

    • Jonathan Brofosky, Hammering Man, 1984-1985, painted steel plate, cort-ten steel, and motorJonathan Borofsky’s Hammering Man depicts the profile of a seemingly anonymous worker with a bent head and motorized arm hammering away at his work. The repeated hammering motion reminds us of the tedious tasks of assembly line-workers, but can also be seen as a nod to Borofsky who, as an artist, considers himself...

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  • NorthPark Art at Home: 20 Elements

    • Joel Shapiro, 20 elements, 2004-2005, wood with caseinDid you know? The sculpture 20 elements is Shapiro’s abstract version of French artist Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux’s huge marble sculpture entitled La Danse, shown in the photo below! Shapiro created the work using 20 different rectangular shapes made of plywood and painted in bright colors. Let's Create! Materials:Recycled rectangular boxes of all shapes and sizes Paint or markers Hot...

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