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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
Artwork and Artist Information: Circular Medallion by Louis Sullivan
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This circular medallion, from an elevator enclosure grille from the Schlesinger and Mayer store (Carson Pirie Scott) in Chicago, is composed of a central cross from which four flat shields radiate,...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Circular Medallion</em> by Louis Sullivan
Artwork and Artist Information: Roof, Summer Night by John Sloan
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Roof, Summer Night is at once harsh and charming; the heat of the summer evening and economic hardship are softened by the roof dwellers' resourcefulness and acceptance of the situation....
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Roof, Summer Night</em> by John Sloan
Artwork and Artist Information: View of Chicago from Jackson Park to Grant Park, 1907, plate 49 from the Plan of Chicago, 1909
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Houses, skyscrapers, building ornament, even city plans start with a pencil in the hand of an architect. One of the most famous city plans ever conceived, the Plan of Chicago, published in 1909,...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>View of Chicago from Jackson Park to Grant Park, 1907, plate 49 from the Plan of Chicago, 1909</em>
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
Timeline: American Arts and Culture Chronology
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A chronological lisitng of the works of art, from the American Art and Culture Curriculum Resource Guide, and contemporary events dating from 1698 through 1993.
Timeline: American Arts and Culture Chronology
Map: African-American Art
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Click on the markers on the map below to see the contexts of various works of African-American art.
Map: African-American Art
Classroom or Home Activity: Portraying American Character
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Discussion questions and activity ideas pertaining to Mrs. Daniel Hubbard by John Singleton Copley.
Classroom or Home Activity: Portraying American Character
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