Art from Many Places

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The turbulent, emotional Romantic spirit and the art that it inspired held no fascination for artist Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres. He strove for order and restraint in every drawing and painting he...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Amédée-David, the Comte de Pastoret</em> by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
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
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
A brief essay focusing on Bell Krater. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Bell Krater</em>
A brief essay focusing on Branch Road at Motomachi, Totsuka. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Branch Road at Motomachi, Totsuka</em> by Hiroshige
A brief essay focusing on Cabin in the Cotton by Horace Pippin. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Cabin in the Cotton</em> by Horace Pippin
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
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
A brief essay focusing on Roy DeCarava's Dancers, New York. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Dancers, New York</em> by Roy DeCarava
This sculpture of Ganesha, Hinduism's Lord of Beginnings and Remover of Obstacles, posed mid-dance, is sure to amuse with his oversized elephant head and rotund belly. Includes classroom applications.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Dancing Ganesha</em>
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