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Classroom Activity: The Ancient City and Its Environment
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This set of activities relates to the great ancient American city, Teotihuacán. The alignment of the city plan with celestial and topographical phenomena makes Teotihuacán a remarkable example of the...
Classroom Activity: The Ancient City and Its Environment
Artwork and Artist Information: Dancing Ganesha
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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>
Artwork Resource Packet: Green Sea by Philip Guston
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"I wanted to tell stories!" This is how painter Philip Guston explained the radical transformation of his paintings from delicate abstractions early in his career to surreal, apocalyptic narratives...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Green Sea</em> by Philip Guston
Classroom Activity: Oval Dish
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Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
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: Two Figures (Menhirs) by Barbara Hepworth
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Barbara Hepworth's Two Figures represents the artist's fusion of geometry and nature. The teak sculpture is composed of two vertical forms that are situated on a platform and punctuated by white...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Two Figures (Menhirs)</em> by Barbara Hepworth
Essay: The Home of the Heron by George Inness
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Landscape painter George Inness sought to record not so much the appearance of nature as his interpretation of its poetic content. This essay focuses on The Home of the Heron in which the...
Essay: <em>The Home of the Heron</em> by George Inness
Lesson Plan: Color Combinations
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By exploring and practicing the Pointillist technique used by Georges Seurat to paint A Sunday on La Grande Jatte—1884, students are introduced to color mixing and the science of color...
Lesson Plan: Color Combinations
Artwork Resource Packet: Into the World There Came A Soul Called Ida by Ivan Albright
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To render this haunting portrait, Albright used a precise painting technique that encourages viewers to look at all the details that convey Ida's persona, such as clothing, accessories, and setting....
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Into the World There Came A Soul Called Ida</em> by Ivan Albright
Classroom or Home Activity: Composite Creatures: A Supernatural Team
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Compare composite beings from Egypt (Re Horakhty) and Greece (Griffins).
Classroom or Home Activity: Composite Creatures: A Supernatural Team
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