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Essay: Nightlife by Archibald J. Motley, Jr.
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This essay examines the painting Nightlife in which Motley uses both color and composition to convey a sense of energy and high spririts. The tilted perspective and overlapping limbs convey...
Essay: <em>Nightlife</em> by Archibald J. Motley, Jr.
Museum Guide: Self-Guide to the Art Institute of Chicago: More Faces, Places, & Inner Spaces
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Explore six objects from the museum's permanent collection on your visit, discuss how they relate to the terms faces, places, and inner spaces.
Museum Guide: Self-Guide to the Art Institute of Chicago: More Faces, Places, &amp; Inner Spaces
Artwork and Artist Information: Cabinet of Four Wishes by Richard Snyder
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Normally when we think of a cabinet, we consider it as a functional or useful object. But what if everyday cabinets had secret, magical qualities? Richard Snyder's Cabinet of Four Wishes is...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Cabinet of Four Wishes</em> by Richard Snyder
Artwork and Artist Information: Axonometric Rendering of Northwestern Atrium Center, Madison and Canal Streets, Chicago by Helmut Jahn
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The distinctive style developed by architect Helmut Jahn, depicted in this drawing, incorporates an inventive, even playful use of color, materials, light, and structural form. Includes discussion...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Axonometric Rendering of Northwestern Atrium Center, Madison and Canal Streets, Chicago</em> by Helmut Jahn
Artwork and Artist Information: Syllabub Cup (Two-Handled Covered Cup) by Cornelius Kierstede
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The Syllabub Cup made by Cornelius Kierstede is one of the finest examples of silverware in the Art Institute and his skill requires us to reevaluate the role of silversmith in the history...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Syllabub Cup</em> (Two-Handled Covered Cup) by Cornelius Kierstede
Artwork and Artist Information: Street Scenes in Times of Peace
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Street Scenes in Times of Peace is a long, painted handscroll that shows off the wide range of people and activities typical of a large 14th-century Chinese city. This scroll offers a rare...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Street Scenes in Times of Peace</em>
Artwork and Artist Information: The Rock by Peter Blume
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Looming in the center of the painting is a monumental rock, fractured yet enduring, a powerful symbol of humanity's tenacity and capacity to survive. Men and women struggle to go on living and...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>The Rock</em> by Peter Blume
Essay: Nighthawks by Edward Hopper
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A brief essay focusing on Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks. With its carefully constructed composition and lack of narrative, this painting has a timeless quality that transcends its particular...
Essay: <em>Nighthawks</em> by Edward Hopper
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: Heirs Come to Pass, 3 by Martina Lopez
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Excerpted from the teacher manual Telling Images: Stories in Art this chapter focuses on the artwork Heirs Come to Pass, 3 by Martina Lopez. Includes information about the artist,...
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