ABCs of Art: My Five Senses

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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>
Hiroshige kept a picture diary of his journey between the cities of Tokyo and Kyoto, which was 292 miles in length and took about 12 days to walk. This print represents one of the places he stopped...
Activity: <em>Branch Road, Main Street, Totsuka</em>
Painter Jan Steen is best known for his humorous scenes of daily life. He loved to show people eating, drinking, dancing, or playing music. The man strumming a lute may be Steen himself. The other...
Activity: <em>The Family Concert </em>
Suspended in midair, legs splayed, this pole vaulter must have been photographed in the split-second that he catapulted over the photographer's head. Rodchenko liked to use radical points of view,...
Activity: <em>Untitled</em> (Pole Vaulter)
Boats were the most important means of transportation in ancient Egypt. This model of a boat, complete with its crew, was placed in an ancient Egyptian tomb to insure that the deceased would have...
Activity: Egyptian Model Boat
This small model of a house was a tomb sculpture from the ancient people of the Nayarit region of West Mexico. This lively house contains different groups of people both alone and together, multiple...
Activity: Nayarit <em>Model House</em>
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
Celebrating the joys of family ties, this composition by Doris Lee shows a bustling group of women and children preparing the annual feast in a traditional rural kitchen. This teaching packet...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Thanksgiving</em> by Doris Lee
In The Herring Net (1885), Winslow Homer captures the conflict between man and nature in his depiction of two fishermen hauling in a herring net amidst a stormy and powerful seascape. This...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>The Herring Net</em> by Winslow Homer
This guide is designed specifically for early-childhood educators and their students. ABCs of Art invites teachers to use the Art Institute as a learning environment beyond the walls of the...
Teacher Manual: ABCs of Art: A Guide for Early Childhood Education
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