Friday, July 18, 2008

Hopi, Navajo and Calder

So it was the last day of this week of camp. The morning crowd painted their Kachinas and then they did some Navajo style weaving.

The famous artist of the day (for the afternoon campers) was Alexander Calder, who happens to be the inventor of the mobile. The kids made wire sculptures in the style of Cirque Calder.

thank you all my wonderful students...

1 comment:

Kristin L said...

Both times you've posted that first kachina doll, all I could think of was "How you doin'?!"


My parents had a book about Calder's circus and I remember poring over the pictures as a kid. His work was so unique and clever and irreverent. i love it!