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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: 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: We Will Not Become What We Mean to You by Barbara Kruger
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Barbara Kruger is known for works that provocatively integrate photographs and text. Her art reveals and challenges the ways in which images used in the commercial media often perpetuate stereotypes...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>We Will Not Become What We Mean to You</em> by Barbara Kruger
Artwork and Artist Information: Outline by Lorna Simpson
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A brief essay focusing on Lorna Simpson's Outline. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Outline</em> by Lorna Simpson
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
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 and Artist Information: Screamin' Jay Hawkins by Karl Wirsum
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Screamin' Jay Hawkins is a vibrantly colored image of the well-known rhythm-and-blues performer of the same name. Artist Karl Wirsum, whose works are characterized by flat areas of bold...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Screamin' Jay Hawkins</em> by Karl Wirsum
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
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: Many Mansions by Kerry James Marshall
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A brief essay focusing on Chicago artist Kerry James Marshall's Many Mansions. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Many Mansions</em> by Kerry James Marshall
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