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As a continuation from 2012, we would like to share another handful examples of student metaphors formed through responses to others’ artworks over these next few weeks. We find they provide innovative insight into the lives of each student as they learn to reinterpret themselves and their context through artmaking. This week we present Vincent Van Gogh’s “Twelve Sunflowers in a Vase,” 1889.

* We credit Stacey Salazar from Maryland Institute College of Art for this lesson. Additionally, we thank our students for granting us permission to share their responses anonymously.

(Source: dramaticneed.org)