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Artwork Resource Packet: Flowering Cherry with Poem Slips by Tosa Mitsukoi
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This screen celebrates the Japanese tradition of viewing cherry blossoms to mark the arrival of spring. The tree's blossoms and hanging poem slips create an elegant design against the gold of the...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Flowering Cherry with Poem Slips</em> by Tosa Mitsukoi
Artwork and Artist Information: Desk and Bookcase
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In the early 1700s, wealthy merchants and land speculators, eager to demonstrate their advanced positions within the colony, commissioned craftsmen to make elegant pieces of furniture for their...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Desk and Bookcase</em>
Artwork and Artist Information: Cabinet of Four Wishes by Richard Snyder
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Normally when we think of a cabinet, we consider it as a functional or useful object. But what if everyday cabinets had secret, magical qualities? Richard Snyder's Cabinet of Four Wishes is...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Cabinet of Four Wishes</em> by Richard Snyder
Lesson Plan: Fun with Maya Numbers
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In this lesson, students will be able to: recognize the Maya numbers 0–19, write the Maya numbers 0–19, and write their telephone numbers using the Maya number system. This lesson plan was written...
Lesson Plan: Fun with Maya Numbers
Artwork Resource Packet: Storyteller Figure
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This handmade sculpture's energetic gestures and lively facial expression suggest a strong and vibrant personality. Unearthed from an ancient tomb, the figure represents a timeless recording of...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Storyteller Figure</em>
Lesson Plan: Art and Geometry in Ancient America
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In this lesson, students will explore the relationship between geometry and art in the context of ancient American art. Students will determine what kinds of geometric properties are contained in...
Lesson Plan: Art and Geometry in Ancient America
Artwork Resource Packet: The Return of Odysseus (Homage to Pintoricchio and Benin) by Romare Bearden
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The image represents the long-awaited return of Odysseus, which is the climax of the epic poem the Odyssey by Greek poet Homer. Romare Howard Bearden's use of collage gives a modern look to this...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>The Return of Odysseus (Homage to Pintoricchio and Benin)</em> by Romare Bearden
Lesson Plan: Scaling Up Art
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In this lesson plan, students make drawings of a work of art in different sizes and consider how the size of an art object impacts one's response to it and learn to use averages, medians, and...
Lesson Plan: Scaling Up Art
Museum Guide: Self-Guide: Modern and Contemporary Art at the Art Institute
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This self-guide was created to supplement a visit to view Modern and Contemporary Art at the Art Institute. Guide includes informational text and activities seven artworks in the museum. Please use...
Museum Guide: Self-Guide: Modern and Contemporary Art at the Art Institute
Artwork Resource Packet: Untitled (Hôtel de la Duchesse-Anne) by Joseph Cornell
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A wonderful example of the many shadow boxes Joseph Cornell created in his lifetime, this box combines whimsical found objects including a wooden bird, a ball, bingo chips, stamps, and newspaper...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Untitled (Hôtel de la Duchesse-Anne)</em> by Joseph Cornell
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