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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: 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>
Teacher Manual: A Modern Vision: Impressionism and Post-Impressionism at the Art Institute of Chicago
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This teaching manual focuses on Impressionist and Post-Impressionist work in the Art Institute's collection. Work is divided by the following themes: Truth to Nature, People and Relationships, Modern...
Teacher Manual: A Modern Vision: Impressionism and Post-Impressionism at the Art Institute of Chicago
Artwork Resource Packet: The Herring Net by Winslow Homer
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In The Herring Net (1885), Winslow Homer captures the conflict between man and nature in his depiction of two fishermen hauling in a herring net amidst a stormy and powerful seascape. This...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>The Herring Net</em> by Winslow Homer
Activity: Dancing Girl
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Although this painting looks simple at first glance, the artist has given us a great deal of information to read with our eyes. This whimsical painting portrays a girl dancing in the rain and can be...
Activity: <em>Dancing Girl</em>
Artwork Resource Packet: Two Figures (Menhirs) by Barbara Hepworth
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Barbara Hepworth's Two Figures represents the artist's fusion of geometry and nature. The teak sculpture is composed of two vertical forms that are situated on a platform and punctuated by white...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Two Figures (Menhirs)</em> by Barbara Hepworth
Artwork and Artist Information: Portrait Mask of a Woman (Ndoma)
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The idealized human face is a subject of special attention for Baule sculptors. Among the most highly regarded Baule art forms are stylized portrait masks, such as this one, called ndoma....
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Portrait Mask of a Woman (Ndoma)</em>
Artwork and Artist Information: Shaker Living Room
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This Shaker interior, with its 134 objects, is one of 68 miniature rooms in the Art Institute of Chicago. Assembled between 1920 and 1940 on the scale of one inch to the foot, the miniature rooms...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Shaker Living Room</em>
Museum Guide: Self-Guide to the Art Institute of Chicago: Self, Family, and Community
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Explore six objects from the museum's permanent collection on your visit that touch on the topics of personal identity, family, and community ritual and celebration. Compare these objects with the...
Museum Guide: Self-Guide to the Art Institute of Chicago: Self, Family, and Community
Artwork Resource Packet: Japanese Traditional Interior (Thorne Miniature Room)
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This is the main room of a traditional Japanese home, complete with alcoves to display art, tatami mats, and a writing desk. Sliding doors lead to a Japanese garden, considered a form of art and an...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Japanese Traditional Interior</em> (Thorne Miniature Room)
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