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Artwork Resource Packet: Bedcover Made from Cigar or Tobacco Rectangles Known as "Top Sheets" by Theresa Zett Smith
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This striking quilt was made with pieces of fabric called "top sheets" used to line cigar and tobacco boxes. These top sheets include 108 colorful designs and pictures, including flags from around...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Bedcover Made from Cigar or Tobacco Rectangles Known as "Top Sheets"</em> by Theresa Zett Smith
Essay: Zapata by José Clemente Orozco
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This essay focuses on José Clemente Orozco who was a leading figure of the Mexican mural movement during the 1920s and 1930s and became a pioneer of the public arts movement during his seven-year...
Essay: <em>Zapata</em> by José Clemente Orozco
Artwork and Artist Information: Cabin in the Cotton by Horace Pippin
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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
Artwork and Artist Information: The Two Disciples at the Tomb by Henry Ossawa Tanner
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A brief essay focusing on Henry Ossawa Tanner and his work entitled The Two Disciples at the Tomb. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>The Two Disciples at the Tomb</em> by Henry Ossawa Tanner
Essay: Skyscraper Cabinet by Paul Theodore Fankl
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This essay focuses on the Skyscraper Cabinet which consists of an enclosed base topped by a series of compartments and shelves arranged like a pyramid, echoing the silhouettes of a city...
Essay: <em>Skyscraper Cabinet</em> by Paul Theodore Fankl
Artwork and Artist Information: Free Clinic by Jacob Lawrence
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A brief essay focusing on Free Clinic by Jacob Lawrence. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Free Clinic</em> by Jacob Lawrence
Artwork Resource Packet: Train Station by Walter Ellison
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Walter Ellison portrayed a train station in his native Georgia and commented on the racial climate in the United States in the 1930s. White Southerners board trains for vacation destinations, while...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Train Station</em> by Walter Ellison
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: The Boxer by Richmond Barthé
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A brief essay focusing on Richmond Barthé's The Boxer. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>The Boxer</em> by Richmond Barthé
Teacher Manual: African American Art at the Art Institute of Chicago
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Introduce your students to 19th- and 20th-century African American art in the Art Institute's collection from works by Henry Ossawa Tanner to Kerry James Marshall's mural-sized paintings. This manual...
Teacher Manual: African American Art at the Art Institute of Chicago
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