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LMS Student Art Show Opens Dec. 6

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LMS Student Art Show Opens Dec. 6
Posted on 11/27/2019
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The artwork of 11 gifted Lincoln Middle School students will be shown at The Dorothea and Leo Rabkin Foundation in a holiday show running from December to January. An opening reception to honor the achievements of the students will be held on Friday, Dec. 6 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the foundation, located at 13 Brown St. in Portland.

LMS art teacher Louis-Pierre Lachapelle led the students in a process of form and inspiration to create the work in the exhibit. He asked each student to choose a modern master and, after studying the work of that master, create a print in homage to that person.

The students also visited the Rabkin Foundation to learn about the work of Leo Rabkin (1919-2015), who loved making prints, but who then would employ “creative destruction” to create new mixed media compositions with them. The students were encouraged to give their own prints a second or third life as new artworks. The Rabkin Foundation then invited the class to exhibit their prints and transformations in the holiday show.

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PHOTOS: The photos above and below are of the artwork of two of the 11 Lincoln Middle School students whose work will be exhibited in a holiday show at The Rabkin Foundation.
LMS student artwork Rabkin show