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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
Classroom Activity: Making Stamps
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Stamps have been used throughout the Americas since ancient times for creating patterns on textiles, in plaster, etc. They were often made for mass consumption and in some cases were used as articles...
Classroom Activity: Making Stamps
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
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
Artwork Resource Packet: 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. This teaching packet includes...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Dancing Ganesha</em>
[Retired] Classroom or Home Activity: Building and Engineering Marvels
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Students search for local and national examples of Roman architectural and engineering innovations.
[Retired] Classroom or Home Activity: Building and Engineering Marvels
Artwork Resource Packet: Portrait of Sylvette David by Pablo Picasso
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While living in the small town of Vallauris on the southern coast of France, Spanish artist Pablo Picasso encountered a young woman named Sylvette David. Her stunning features fascinated Picasso so...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Portrait of Sylvette David</em> by Pablo Picasso
Artwork Resource Packet: Head of Xilonen, Goddess of Young Maize
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This sculptural fragment depicts Xilonen, the youthful Aztec (Mexica) goddess of new maize. The many existing carvings of Xilonen suggest her importance in Aztec culture as one of three female maize...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Head of Xilonen, Goddess of Young Maize</em>
Artwork and Artist Information: Roof, Summer Night by John Sloan
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Roof, Summer Night is at once harsh and charming; the heat of the summer evening and economic hardship are softened by the roof dwellers' resourcefulness and acceptance of the situation....
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Roof, Summer Night</em> by John Sloan
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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