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The Lines Song | Art Songs | Scratch Garden

The Lines Song | Art Songs | Scratch Garden

Lines are all around you and me LONG or SHORT, THICK or THIN they’ll be CURVY, WAVY, BROKEN, FANCY, FREE! Look around how many can you see? A HORIZONTAL line you should know From left to right or right to Read more…


Jacob Lawrence, War Series: Beachhead | Video in American Sign Language

Jacob Lawrence, War Series: Beachhead | Video in American Sign Language

Here we see art by Jacob Lawrence from his series of paintings called War Series. 1946-1947 We see a narrative about World War II. From shipping out, to victory. His work is reminiscent of Egyptian wall paintings. The similarities are Read more…


Andy Warhol, Nine Jackies | Videos in American Sign Language

Andy Warhol was a Pop artist who was fascinated with the idea of portraiture and celebrity. He was also fascinated with media’s role in society. Here we see his painting titled Nine Jackies. We see nine individual silkscreened images and Read more…


Carl Pope | Video in American Sign Language

Carl Pope | Video in American Sign Language

These items are given as recognition of achievements. Usually for sports, athletics and success in one’s field. Behind me you see rows of trophies, awards and plaques. The title of this piece, and it’s a long one is Some of Read more…


Nancy Grossman, Head 1968 | Video in American Sign Language

Nancy Grossman, Head 1968 | Video in American Sign Language

Behind me we see a sculpture of a head, wearing a mask made of leather. With zippers made of metal. The mouth and the eyes are covered. It makes us think of S&M, bondage, fetishism and restraint. And sex. Grossman’s Read more…


Marsden Hartley, Painting Number 5 | Video in American Sign Language

Marsden Hartley, Painting Number 5 | Video in American Sign Language

Marsden Hartley created a series a paintings with war motifs. He was fascinated not only by war but by the pageantry and decoration displayed in the pre-war German Empire. In 1913 he wrote, “The military life adds so much in Read more…


AA Bronson, Felix Partz, June 5, 1994 | Video in American Sign Language

AA Bronson, Felix Partz, June 5, 1994 | Video in American Sign Language

During the 1980s and 1990s, America lost over half a million people to AIDS. Most of those people were Gay men or people of color. Behind me you see one of the many faces of AIDS. We see a dead Read more…


Jared French, State Park | Video in American Sign Language

Jared French, State Park | Video in American Sign Language

This painting by Jared French seems straightforward at first. But when you look closer, you realize that the narrative is a little more ambiguous. There are a few different things happening in this image. We see a man standing tall Read more…


Nam June Paik, Fin de Siècle II | Video in American Sign Language

Nam June Paik, Fin de Siècle II | Video in American Sign Language

Nam June Paik created this work, Fin de Siècle II. The work was a commission for the Whitney Museum in 1989 and explores how TV was affecting everyday life. Paik was a musician, a keyboardist, a visual artist, a sculptor, Read more…


Joseph Kosuth, Five Words in Neon Green | Video in American Sign Language

Kosuth’s work here is titled Five Words In Green Neon. Exactly what we see here. Now, imagine you’re out at night. It’s dark. And in the distance you see a green flashing light. You are drawn to it, as it Read more…