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Artwork and Artist Information: The Boston Massacre by Paul Revere II
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Printed maps and pictures were a feature in some colonial households as early as 1650 and were part of the everyday lives of many colonists by the end of the eighteenth century. This print depicts...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>The Boston Massacre</em> by Paul Revere II
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
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>
Classroom or Home Activity: Everyday Containers Then and Now
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Explore ancient Greek vessels, their shapes, functions, and decorated surfaces. Design an ancient Greek version of a contemporary vessel keeping in mind shape, function, and decorated surface.
Classroom or Home Activity: Everyday Containers Then and Now
Essay: Bureau Table attributed to John Townsend
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Among a colonial family's most costly possessions were textiles, silver, and furniture, such as this Bureau Table, attributed to John Townsend. This brief essay discusses the simplicity of...
Essay: <em>Bureau Table</em> attributed to John Townsend
Artwork and Artist Information: Sharecropper by Elizabeth Catlett
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Sharecropper shows Elizabeth Catlett’s activism on behalf of African American women in the South, who she believed maintained their dignity in the face of great adversity. Includes...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Sharecropper</em> by Elizabeth Catlett
Family Activity: Beating to a Different Drum
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Examine a drum made in Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) and make a drum of your own. Includes discussion questions and an art-making activity.
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A Senufo artist from...
Family Activity: Beating to a Different Drum
Artwork Resource Packet: Southern Barbarians (Namban byobu)
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This screen portrays a ship arriving in Japan from Portugal with European merchants in pantaloons and broad-brimmed hats bearing exotic products. The Japanese, in long, flowing patterned robes and...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Southern Barbarians (Namban byobu)</em>
Artwork and Artist Information: The Terrace by unknown Dutch artist
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The unknown artist of The Terrace composed his work so that the canvas becomes a window into the couple's world. The wooden frame of the glass window gives the viewer the feeling that he or...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>The Terrace</em> by unknown Dutch artist
Artwork and Artist Information: Model of a Pole Dance Scene
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This small earthenware sculpture was used in an important ritual which was enacted by the ancient people of the Nayarit region of West Mexico and is still performed by people elsewhere in Mexico...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Model of a Pole Dance Scene</em>
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