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Overview: Monet's Breakthrough to Impressionism
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Learn why this painting has been called the "first Impressionist landscape."
Examination: Pissarro's Woman and Child at the Well
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Share a quiet moment with this domestic servant and child as they rest near a well in the rustic community of Eragny, France.
Classroom Activity: Edouard Manet's The Mocking of Christ, 1865
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Discussion questions and activities for home and classroom about Manet's unconventional depiction of Jesus and his captors.
Website: Art Access
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Art Access is a group of online resources for educators, parents, and students that features selected artworks from the Art Institute's collections. Historical information, enlargeable images, lesson...
Website: Art Access
Video Demonstration: Rewetting and Scraping
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Here, the artist demonstrates how Homer would have created the yellow wildflowers seen in North Woods Club, Adirondacks (The Interrupted Tete-a-Tete) by wetting and scraping away green...
Video Demonstration: Rewetting and Scraping
Video Demonstration: Wet-on-Wet
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Painting wet-on-wet involves introducing a new wash into one that is still wet, allowing colors to run and blend without solid boundaries. Complete control is impossible, but the unpredictable...
Video Demonstration: Wet-on-Wet
Video Demonstration: Laying a Flat Wash
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Laying a flat wash is a fundamental technique for depicting sky and water in a landscape painting. After crossing the length of the sheet with her brush, which is loaded with color, the painter...
Video Demonstration: Laying a Flat Wash
Video Demonstration: Sanding
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English watercolor artists of Homer’s era commonly used sandpaper as a reductive tool. One popular authority wrote that, when “carefully employed,” it “is one of the most successful ways by which...
Video Demonstration: Sanding
Video: Demonstration of the Kurma Mudra from Dashavatara Dance
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Kurma, the Tortoise: The hands represent the head of the tortoise. The thumbs and two fingers represent the tortoise's legs. The dancer's head represents the tortoise's shell.
Video: Demonstration of the Kurma Mudra from Dashavatara Dance
Video: Demonstration of the Matsya Mudra from Dashavatara Dance
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Matsya, the Fish: The outstretched thumbs represent the fins of the fish. The raised leg represents the fish's tale.
Video: Demonstration of the Matsya Mudra from Dashavatara Dance
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