SchoolArts Magazine

November 2016

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SCHOOLARTSMAGAZINE.COM 27 H I G H S C H O O L F rom the ancient remains of classic marble torsos to the twists and turns of models in glossy magazines, the shape of the human torso provides a range of possibilities for the interpretation of human anatomy. Grecian and Roman sculptures allow for a heroic or mythological interpretation in contrast to the stylized, digi- tized images in which we see the human form today. Since teens are very focused on body image, I developed a ceramics assignment that examined the range of shapes and styles of the torso. Clay Ellen Mahoney TORSOS in Hanna Rosenberg, ninth grade. Incised design, underglaze stains, luster glaze.

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