Stories in Art

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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
A brief essay focusing on Bell Krater. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Bell Krater</em>
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
Although this painting looks simple at first glance, the artist has given us a great deal of information to read with our eyes. This whimsical painting portrays a girl dancing in the rain and can be...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Dancing Girl</em> by Paul Klee
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,...
Our eyes are first drawn to the sign above the colorful flower garden announcing the eight towers of Chicago 's Stateway Gardens projects seen in the distance. Kerry James Marshall combined the real...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Many Mansions</em> by Kerry James Marshall
Mother and Child offers a sense of security that exists in a loving family relationship. The figures have large, solid bodies that may remind the viewer of classical sculptures rather than...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Mother and Child</em> by Pablo Picasso
This colorful mummy case was made for the doorkeeper from the temple of Amun and is decorated with a variety of images associated with rebirth; including the scarab beetle; the hawk-headed god Horus...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Mummy Case of Paankhenamun</em>
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
Excerpted from the teacher manual Telling Images: Stories in Art this chapter focuses on the Royal Altar Tusk which was created in mid-19th century Nigeria. Includes information...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Royal Altar Tusk</em>
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