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Activity: Ella Maria Deacon's Quilt
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This cheerful bedcover is a "friendship quilt" made for a woman named Ella Maria Deacon in 1842 in the area of Mount Holly, New Jersey. The superb condition of this quilt preserves the ingenious and...
Activity: Ella Maria Deacon's Quilt
Activity: Arrival of the Normandy Train, Gare Saint-Lazare
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Monet used loose, quick brushstrokes to depict the movement of the crowd and the smoke billowing from the cteam engine. To capture such a moment according to some, Monet asked engineers to load the...
Activity: <em>Arrival of the Normandy Train, Gare Saint-Lazare</em>
Teacher Manual: Faces, Places, & Inner Spaces
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Based on an interactive and educational exhibition on view at the Art Institute of Chicago from 2003–2007; this manual explores the museum's diverse collection through eleven works that relate to the...
Teacher Manual: Faces, Places, &amp; Inner Spaces
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>
Teacher Manual: American Art and Culture
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American Art and Culture: Curriculum Resource Guide presents twenty-five works of art from the collections of the Art Institute. The works are divided chronologically and thematically, but works in...
Teacher Manual: American Art and Culture
Artwork and Artist Information: Distant View of Niagara Falls
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Distant View of Niagara Falls portrays a uniquely American scene: sugar maples with their red autumn leaves; two Native Americans gazing in reverence; and the powerful falls, one of the...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Distant View of Niagara Falls</em>
Artwork and Artist Information: Walking the Line by William Sidney Mount
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Genre painting, or scenes of everyday life, came into prominence during the presidency of Andrew Jackson (1829–37) as an expression of popular taste. In Walking the Line, William Sidney...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Walking the Line</em> by William Sidney Mount
Artwork and Artist Information: America by Hiram Powers
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The Art Institute's bust of America is one of twenty-eight produced by Hiram Powers between 1850 and 1873. Its patriotic subject matter and pronounced Graeco-Roman features made it one of...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>America</em> by Hiram Powers
Artwork and Artist Information: Gettysburg by Timothy O'Sullivan
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Gettysburg was the battle that marked the beginning of the end for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and this photograph printed by Alexander Gardner documents its casualties strewn across the...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Gettysburg</em> by Timothy O'Sullivan
Artwork and Artist Information: Yosemite by Carleton Watkins
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As the frontier moved westward and industrialization began to change the character of the landscape, Americans increasingly turned to photographs as a means of celebrating technology as well as of...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Yosemite</em> by Carleton Watkins
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