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The Expanding Grid

This annotated list of web resources may be used to help you and your students learn more about looking at and making meaning from this type of art.

  • Websites

    http://www.moma.org/learn/teachers/online#course50

    The Museum of Modern Art has resources for teachers on modern and contemporary artists like Mark Rothko and Eva Hesse, whose work can be seen in this exhibition.

    http://www.metmuseum.org/connections/grids

    In this video, an archivist and media tech from the Metropolitan Museum of Art speaks about her connection with grids and art-making.

    http://www.pbs.org/art21/films

    Art21 is a film series produced by PBS. Seasons one and two look at artists working today who reflect on art from the past, but also break boundaries to create something new for the future.

    http://www.art-is-fun.com/grid-method.html

    This website connects art and math and provides step-by-step instructions on how to use mathematical equations to create a grid and then how to use that grid to hand copy an image.

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