after reading Half of an Elephant by gusti,
in which an elephant goes on a humorous journey to find his missing half,
they examined an assemblage sculpture of david smith
— voltri VIII —
and then assembled their own sculpture with wood and metal.
the girls decided to work independently
— like on opposite sides of the room —
and came up with remarkably similar creations.
great minds think alike.
their prize for attending all three sessions of the winter stories in art:
a hard-back copy of Sandy’s Circus: A Story About Alexander Calder
(by tanya lee stone and boris kulikov),
one of the artists that they’d studied earlier.
i wonder what the national gallery of art has up their curator’s sleeve for the spring?