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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: Rip Van Winkle attributed to John Quidor
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Excerpted from the teacher manual Telling Images: Stories in Art this chapter focuses on the painting Rip Van Winkle attributed to John Quidor. Includes information about the artist...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Rip Van Winkle</em> attributed to John Quidor
Family Activity: Put Her on a Pedestal
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Examine a sculpture by an American female sculptor and create one of your own. Includes discussion questions and an art-making activity.
Introduction:
Queen Zenobia ruled over an area of...
Family Activity: Put Her on a Pedestal
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
Essay: View of Cotopaxi by Frederic Edwin Church
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This essay examines the painting View of Cotopaxi in which Frederic Edwin Church depicted the lush vegetation, waterfall, and hills leading up to the distant peak. He combines the precise...
Essay: <em>View of Cotopaxi</em> by Frederic Edwin Church
Essay: The Room No. VI by Eldizier Cortor
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This essay examines The Room No VI by Eldizier Cortor who exhibits a distinctive style that is both realistic and dreamlike. With the dramatic cropping and the artist's striking use of...
Essay: <em>The Room No. VI</em> by Eldizier Cortor
Artwork Resource Packet: Love of Winter by George Wesley Bellows
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In this work we see a lively crowd skating on a frozen pond in Central Park. George Wesley Bellows skillfully contrasted the background of the composition, an expanse of blue-gray hills and trees,...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Love of Winter</em> by George Wesley Bellows
Essay: Tall Clock by Purcell and Elmslie
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This essay focuses on a clock designed by Purcell and Elmslie. Made of mahogany, the case front of this tall clock is pierced to allow a view of the pendulum. The clock reflects progressive design...
Essay: <em>Tall Clock</em> by Purcell and Elmslie
Artwork and Artist Information: Trolley, New Orleans by Robert Frank
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The composition of Trolley, New Orleans is striking and orderly with the trolley windows framing individual pictures within the photo itself. Moreover, it is a powerful documentation of Jim...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Trolley, New Orleans</em> by Robert Frank
Essay: The Fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy by John Singer Sargent
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This essay focuses on John Singer Sargent's painting The Fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy which is filled with light and displays his characteristic dazzling brushwork. The figures...
Essay: <em>The Fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy</em> by John Singer Sargent
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