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(Updated on 21/03/2014)

 


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LISTENING :

 

  • San Francisco Artists Make Art from Trash - Text + Audio + Video - 17 April 2015
    "One City's Trash Is Artistic Treasure for A local recycling company in San Francisco called Recology.
    The company created a program to give artists the opportunity to re-use unwanted objects.
    It shows how a little imagination can change one person’s trash into another’s art work."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)
  • Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings Nominated for World Heritage List - Article + Audio + Video - 13 February 2015
    "Frank Lloyd Wright is called the father of American modern architecture. He created most of his works from 1900 to the 1950s,
    but his open-living spaces and imaginative designs still appear very modern.
    Last week, the United States nominated 10 of his buildings for the UNESCO World Heritage List."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)
  • New York's 'Underground Museum' Pleases Passersby - Article + Audio + Video - 28 January 2015
    "For the past thirty years, artists have been asked to create works of art for New York’s huge subway and train system.
    The works often relate to city life or to the neighborhood of a station.
    Some people call it New York’s “underground art museum," with over 250 pieces of original artwork."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)
  • Art - Les mots s'affichent quand on passe la souris sur les images. - avec son
    (languageguide.org)


  • Multimedia Art Glossary "provides audio support for the text in addition to visual images" - 5 grades
    (hbschool.com)


  • New York Beyond Sight
    "NYC as you've never heard it before!...
    "Prominent New Yorkers describe their favorite works of art and culture, architecture, and city landmarks. Hear politicians, actors, artists, business

    and community leaders use Verbal Description to make New York's visual culture accessible to all—including people with visual impairments." 
    (nybeyondsight.org)
    from Art Beyond Sight (artbeyondsight.org)

  • The Metropolitan Museum
    (Rodolphe Maurel - Soundguide)

  • Audio slideshow: Blake's 'Informal Panorama' - 30 September 2009

    "The artist Quentin Blake - best known for his illustrations in Roald Dahl's children's books - has unveiled a 70-foot-long work celebrating the 800th anniversary of Cambridge University.

    On display at Addenbrooke's Hospital - and in his own distinctive style - Quentin Blake's mural depicts famous alumni from centuries past.
    Take a guided tour with the artist himself."

    (BBC)