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Cardboard Tube Sculpture

Use construction techniques to create an abstract sculpture from cardboard tubes. This project is inspired by Alexander Liberman's Firmament, which can be seen on the museum grounds.
An example of the cardboard tube sculpture that can be made with this month's ARTventures lesson.
Shown is Alexander Liberman's sculpture Firmament, created in 1969-1970.

Featured Artwork: Alexander Liberman (American , born Russian, 1912-1999), Firmament, 1969-1970, steel, paint. Museum purchase with funds provided by the National Endowment for the Arts and various funders. 1976.1

Materials Needed
• about 10: cardboard tubes
• paint palette or paper plate
• masking tape
• scissors
• pencil
• acrylic paint
• paintbrush
• cup for water
• paper towels

Optional
• ruler
• markers
• permanent marker
• extra fine point marker

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