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Digital Simulation: Original appearance of For to Be a Farmer's Boy
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New evidence from colored washes that are now faded provides the opportunity to create digital simulations to approximate the unfaded appearance of three watercolors:...
Digital Simulation: Original appearance of The Sponge Diver
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The Sponge Diver, 1898-99. Watercolor, over graphite, on moderately thick, moderately rough, cream...
Digital Simulation: Original appearance of North Woods Club, Adirondacks
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New evidence from colored washes that are now faded provides the opportunity to create digital simulations to approximate the unfaded appearance of three watercolors:...
Lesson Plan: Plant and Animal Classification
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In this lesson plan, students will use a painting by Frans Syders to learn more about the development of the scientific system for classifying plants and animals.
Suggested Grade Level: 9–10...
Lesson Plan: Plant and Animal Classification
Historic Collections: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection
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Learn more about James and Marilynn Alsdorf, prolific collectors of Asian art and significant donors to the Art Institute of Chicago's collection.
Historic Collections: The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection
Artwork Resource Packet: The Herring Net by Winslow Homer
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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
Artwork Resource Packet: Thangka with Bhaishajyaguru, the Medicine Buddha
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This colorful thangka, or scroll painting, represents the Buddha as the master of medicine and teacher of healers. As the patron deity of Tibetan medicine, he is a healer of both the body...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Thangka with Bhaishajyaguru, the Medicine Buddha</em>
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: Storyteller Figure
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This handmade sculpture's energetic gestures and lively facial expression suggest a strong and vibrant personality. Unearthed from an ancient tomb, the figure represents a timeless recording of...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Storyteller Figure</em>
Artwork Resource Packet: Distant View of Niagara Falls by Thomas Cole
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This landscape painting portrays a uniquely American scene: The sugar maples with their red autumn leaves, two Native Americans gazing in reverence, and the powerful falls, one of the world's natural...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Distant View of Niagara Falls</em> by Thomas Cole
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