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Essay: Ceres by John Bradley Storrs
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This brief essay focuses on the Art Institute's Ceres which depicts the figure of a woman standing tall and erect with her arms held lose to her body, wearing a long flowing robe and a...
Essay: <em>Ceres</em> by John Bradley Storrs
Essay: Movements by Marsden Hartley
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A brief essay focusing on Marsden Hartley's painting Movements, in which the abstract forms that surround the central red circle and black triangle move with a rhythmic flow not unlike that...
Essay: <em>Movements</em> by Marsden Hartley
Artwork Resource Packet: Dancing Ganesha
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This sculpture of Ganesha, Hinduism's Lord of Beginnings and Remover of Obstacles, posed mid-dance, is sure to amuse with his oversized elephant head and rotund belly. This teaching packet includes...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Dancing Ganesha</em>
Artwork Resource Packet: Time Transfixed by René Magritte
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This well-known work depicts a steam train emerging from a fireplace. René Magritte's realistic portrayals of images that do not seem to belong together align him with the French Surrealists. This...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Time Transfixed</em> by René Magritte
Artwork Resource Packet: Mask (Mukenga)
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The Mukenga mask honors men important to the royal household. Its materials relate to rank, status, and leadership. The use of leopard and monkey fur, parrot feathers, and forms borrowed from the...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Mask (Mukenga)</em>
Artwork Resource Packet: Thangka with Bhaishajyaguru, the Medicine Buddha
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This colorful thangka, or scroll painting, represents the Buddha as the master of medicine and teacher of healers. As the patron deity of Tibetan medicine, he is a healer of both the body...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Thangka with Bhaishajyaguru, the Medicine Buddha</em>
Essay: Still Life—Strawberries, Nuts, & c., by Raphaelle Peale
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A brief essay focusing on Still Life—Strawberries, Nuts, & c., by Raphaelle Peale. This painting signals cultivation in both the scientific and cultural senses of the world. The...
Essay: <em>Still Life—Strawberries, Nuts, &amp; c.,</em> by Raphaelle Peale
Essay: Pitcher by Tiffany and Company
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This essay focuses on a pitcher by Tiffany and Company which was one of the largest and most accomplished silver manufacturers in the world. Here, fish, flowers, and insects are artistically arranged...
Essay: <em>Pitcher</em> by Tiffany and Company
Artwork Resource Packet: We Will Not Become What We Mean to You by Barbara Kruger
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Barbara Kruger is known for works that provocatively integrate photographs and text. Her art reveals and challenges the ways in which images used in the commercial media often perpetuate stereotypes...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>We Will Not Become What We Mean to You</em> by Barbara Kruger
Artwork Resource Packet: Harvest Talk by Charles White
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Charles Wilbert White depicted the dignity of rural labor with two powerful figures. The contours of scythe, hat brims, and forearms echo the curves of the horizon and clouds, portraying these...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Harvest Talk</em> by Charles White
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