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Tree of Life: Exploring line, shape, space, pattern and color with oil pastels and India ink

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18" x 24" Tree of Life by an 8th grade studentOil Pastel and India Ink on Paper
Stoclet Frieze, 1909, by Gustav Klimt
Gustav Klimt filled his artwork with mysterious imagery and mythological references. He did not explain his pictures, instead leaving it up to the viewer to interpret the story. We do know that Klimt was inspired by Egyptian art.
I have long been fascinated with the ‘Tree of Life' at the center of Klimt's Stoclet Frieze. Like many cultures, ancient Egyptians used the tree to symbolize the power of natureand the cycle of birth, death and regeneration. Art historians...
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