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Ad Libs: Worth another look

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace, arts & entertainment editor of the Palo Alto Weekly, on May 27, 2010

After visiting the Palo Alto Art Center the other week for a story about kids' art education, I went back today. I had been too busy scribbling quotes and keeping pace with docent tours before. Looking at the actual art, not so much.

Some sculptures, especially, called for a second look. They were these giant behemoths that I could swear were bronze or one of those really common sculpting metals, like ruthenium. I also thought they were made by professional artists. The current exhibitions are all of student art, but I figured someone had snuck in a pro for inspiration.

No, and no. The Buddha, the lanky giraffe and the vaguely threatening spider-woman were all created by Palo Alto high school students, and all fashioned from papier-mache. ...

To read more, go to [Web Link Ad Libs].

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