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Lesson Plan: What's Right and Wrong? Moral Messages in Art
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In this lesson, students explore the Steen and Mount paintings and their presentation of moral issues. They discuss ethical debates in society today and write a short position paper on an issue...
Lesson Plan: What's Right and Wrong? Moral Messages in Art
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>
Family Activity: Tricking the Eye
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See how two American artists used trompe l'oeil techniques to create illusions in their paintings. Includes discussion questions and an art-making activity. William Harnett excelled at...
Family Activity: Tricking the Eye
Lesson Plan: What a Square
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In this lesson plan, students will break Rembrandt's Old Man with a Gold Chain down into geometric shapes. Suggested Grade Level: 3–8 Estimated Time: One to two class periods Introduction...
Lesson Plan: What a Square
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>
Family Activity: Looking Glasses
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Examine John Constable's painting Stoke-by-Nayland, 1836 and see the English countryside come to life. Includes...
Family Activity: Looking Glasses
Glossary: African American Art at the Art Institute of Chicago
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Glossary of key words from the teaching manual African American Art at the Art Institute of Chicago (1997).
Glossary: African American Art at the Art Institute of Chicago
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 and Artist Information: Many Mansions by Kerry James Marshall
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A brief essay focusing on Chicago artist Kerry James Marshall's Many Mansions. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Many Mansions</em> by Kerry James Marshall
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