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Reading Abstraction: Erosion by El Anatsui

Reading Abstraction: Erosion by El Anatsui

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2014-04-16T14:36:46.000Z
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Video Title
Reading Abstraction: Erosion by El Anatsui
Description
Deborah Stokes, Curator of Education at the National Museum of African Art, interprets the sculpture Erosion by El Anatsui. Learn how the abstract artist used the shape, medium, and detailed engravings of the piece to depict erosion of languages, culture, and land. This video series, "Explore with Smithsonian Experts," connects students and teachers with the skill and technique of Smithsonian experts who describe their work at our nation's museums. In each short film, experts introduce new ways to observe, record, research, and share, while using real artifacts and work experiences. Supports Common Core ELA standards. Produced by the Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access and Pearson Foundation.
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2 min 47 sec
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Smithsonian Education
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Education
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Education
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Smithsonian Education
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SmithsonianEducation
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YouTube Videos
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