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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.
Activity: Vincent van Gogh's The Bedroom, 1889
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Activity relating to van Gogh's depiction of his bedroom in Arles.
Classroom or Home Activity: Language Activities
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Classroom activities that focus on the written languages of ancient Egypt, Greece, and Italy. Excerpted from the Art of the Ancient Mediterranean World teacher manual.
Classroom or Home Activity: Language Activities
Classroom or Home Activity: All Hail!
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Explore the uses and effects of portraiture in ancient Rome and contemporary society.
Classroom or Home Activity: All Hail!
Artwork Resource Packet: Ancestral Altar Screen (Duein Fubara)
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A Kalabari sculptor created this Ancestral Altar Screen as a memorial sculpture after the death of a trading house chief. It is one of many such screens made since the 19th century that...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Ancestral Altar Screen (Duein Fubara)</em>
Lesson Plan: Write a Short Story
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Nighthawks and Nightlife both depict aspects of urban life in 1940s America. Students first compare the paintings, answering a series of questions, and then create a short story...
Lesson Plan: Write a Short Story
Artwork and Artist Information: View of Chicago from Jackson Park to Grant Park, 1907, plate 49 from the Plan of Chicago, 1909
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Houses, skyscrapers, building ornament, even city plans start with a pencil in the hand of an architect. One of the most famous city plans ever conceived, the Plan of Chicago, published in 1909,...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>View of Chicago from Jackson Park to Grant Park, 1907, plate 49 from the Plan of Chicago, 1909</em>
Artwork and Artist Information: Miner Joe by Elizabeth Olds
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Elizabeth Olds' commitment to art and to art as a vehicle for social change was apparent at an early age. As a member of the WPA/FAP's graphic division she spent years exploring miners and steel...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Miner Joe</em> by Elizabeth Olds
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
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