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Artwork and Artist Information: Shaker Living Room
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This Shaker interior, with its 134 objects, is one of 68 miniature rooms in the Art Institute of Chicago. Assembled between 1920 and 1940 on the scale of one inch to the foot, the miniature rooms...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Shaker Living Room</em>
Artwork and Artist Information: Circular Medallion by Louis Sullivan
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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
Artwork and Artist Information: The Terrace by unknown Dutch artist
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The unknown artist of The Terrace composed his work so that the canvas becomes a window into the couple's world. The wooden frame of the glass window gives the viewer the feeling that he or...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>The Terrace</em> by unknown Dutch artist
Artwork and Artist Information: Desk and Bookcase
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In the early 1700s, wealthy merchants and land speculators, eager to demonstrate their advanced positions within the colony, commissioned craftsmen to make elegant pieces of furniture for their...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Desk and Bookcase</em>
Activity: Boy on a Ram
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In some of his work, Goya produced large oil paintings of Spanish people of all ages engaged in their favorite activities. In this picture, Goya portrays and elegantly dressed young boy riding a ram...
Activity: <em>Boy on a Ram</em>
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 Resource Packet: Time Transfixed by René Magritte
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This well-known work depicts a steam train emerging from a fireplace. René Magritte's realistic portrayals of images that do not seem to belong together align him with the French Surrealists. This...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Time Transfixed</em> by René Magritte
Artwork Resource Packet: The Return of Odysseus (Homage to Pintoricchio and Benin) by Romare Bearden
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The image represents the long-awaited return of Odysseus, which is the climax of the epic poem the Odyssey by Greek poet Homer. Romare Howard Bearden's use of collage gives a modern look to this...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>The Return of Odysseus (Homage to Pintoricchio and Benin)</em> by Romare Bearden
Artwork Resource Packet: Flowering Cherry with Poem Slips by Tosa Mitsukoi
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This screen celebrates the Japanese tradition of viewing cherry blossoms to mark the arrival of spring. The tree's blossoms and hanging poem slips create an elegant design against the gold of the...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Flowering Cherry with Poem Slips</em> by Tosa Mitsukoi
Artwork Resource Packet: Untitled (Hôtel de la Duchesse-Anne) by Joseph Cornell
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A wonderful example of the many shadow boxes Joseph Cornell created in his lifetime, this box combines whimsical found objects including a wooden bird, a ball, bingo chips, stamps, and newspaper...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Untitled (Hôtel de la Duchesse-Anne)</em> by Joseph Cornell
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