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Harlem Junior/Senior High School Spring Art Exhibition

 

May 26, 2021

Another favored art project was the imitation of Grant Wood's American Gothic, which is firmly entrenched in the nation's popular culture. Although Wood intended it to be a positive statement about rural American values, an image of reassurance and resilience at a time of great dislocation and disillusionment, it is often interpreted as a satirical comment on the midwestern character.

The Harlem Junior/Senior High art students, together with their teacher, Ms. Mary-Kate French, put together a Spring Art Exhibition. With the judging complete, ribbons accompanied the artwork, which remained on display in the lobby of the high school by the big gym until May 25. One of the show's highlights was a blacklight painting exhibit, loosely inspired by Vincent Van Gogh, who is considered to be one of the greatest of the Post-Impressionists.

The public was admitted to a limited, socially-distanced Open House viewing on Friday, May 21 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Groups of four w...



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