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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
Artwork Resource Packet: City Landscape by Joan Mitchell
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During the early 1950s, the decade in which City Landscape was produced, Joan Mitchell created many paintings that suggest urban environments. With its pulsating strands and slashes of...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>City Landscape</em> by Joan Mitchell
Artwork Resource Packet: Many Mansions by Kerry James Marshall
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In Many Mansions, our eyes are first drawn to the sign above the colorful flower garden, announcing the eight towers of Chicago 's Stateway Gardens projects seen in the distance. Kerry James...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Many Mansions</em> by Kerry James Marshall
Video: Demonstration of the Narasimha Mudra from Dashavatara Dance
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Narasimha, the Man-Lion: The left hand represents an animal. The raised thumb on the right hand is a sign that represents man.
Video: Demonstration of the Narasimha Mudra from Dashavatara Dance
Video: Demonstration of the Parasurama Mudra from Dashavatara Dance
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Parasurama: The left hand is in a fist to show power. The right hand represents the symbol of an ax.
Video: Demonstration of the Parasurama Mudra from Dashavatara Dance
Video: Demonstration of the Rama Mudra from Dashavatara Dance
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Rama: The left hand with thumb extended represents a bow. The right hand is pulling back the bow.
Video: Demonstration of the Rama Mudra from Dashavatara Dance
Essay: American History and Its Art After World War II
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Excerpted from the American Art teacher Manual, this essay provides a brief overview of art after World War II. Artwork information is provided for four contemporary works in the Art Institute's...
Essay: American History and Its Art After World War II
Teacher Manual: African American Art at the Art Institute of Chicago
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Introduce your students to 19th- and 20th-century African American art in the Art Institute's collection from works by Henry Ossawa Tanner to Kerry James Marshall's mural-sized paintings. This manual...
Teacher Manual: African American Art at the Art Institute of Chicago
Artwork and Artist Information: Lever #1 by Martin Puryear
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A brief essay focusing on Martin Puryear's Lever #1. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggesstions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Lever #1</em> by Martin Puryear
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
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