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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 Resource Packet: Bedcover Made from Cigar or Tobacco Rectangles Known as "Top Sheets" by Theresa Zett Smith
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This striking quilt was made with pieces of fabric called "top sheets" used to line cigar and tobacco boxes. These top sheets include 108 colorful designs and pictures, including flags from around...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Bedcover Made from Cigar or Tobacco Rectangles Known as "Top Sheets"</em> by Theresa Zett Smith
Artwork and Artist Information: Portrait Mask of a Woman (Ndoma)
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The idealized human face is a subject of special attention for Baule sculptors. Among the most highly regarded Baule art forms are stylized portrait masks, such as this one, called ndoma....
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Portrait Mask of a Woman (Ndoma)</em>
Classroom Activity: Human and Animal Forms
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This set of activities relates to the combination of human and anumal features and attributes in the art of the ancient Americas. For example, the feline characteristics of the jaguar often...
Classroom Activity: Human and Animal Forms
Website: Art Access: Indian Art of the Americas
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Art Access is an online resource for educators, parents, and students that features selected artworks from the Art Institute's collection of Indian Art of the Americas. Historical information,...
Website: Art Access: Indian Art of the Americas
Teacher Manual: The Arts of the Ancient Americas
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Art objects embody information about the history, philosophy, religion, and social order of the people who made them and the environment in which they were made. Written in Spanish and English, this...
Teacher Manual: The Arts of the Ancient Americas
Essay: Hanging Head Dragonfly Shade on Mosaic and Turtleback Base Made by Tiffany Studios
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In a career that spanned nearly fifty years, Louis Comfort Tiffany expanded and elevated decorative arts in America. He utilized all media—decorative arts, architecture, painting, and sculpture—to...
Essay: <em>Hanging Head Dragonfly Shade on Mosaic and Turtleback Base</em> Made by Tiffany Studios
Lesson Plan: Inspired by Nature
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In this lesson, students will examine and discuss Hanging Head Dragonfly Shade on Mosaic and Turtleback Base and explore how artists have used nature for inspiration. They will then design a...
Lesson Plan: Inspired by Nature
Website: Art Access: American Art to 1900
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Art Access is an online resource for educators, parents, and students that features selected artworks from the Art Institute's collection of American art to 1900. Historical information, enlargeable...
Website: Art Access: American Art to 1900
Lesson Plan: Act it Out
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In this lesson plan, students use two 19th-century paintings of people in leisure settings as inspiration for dramatic presentations.
Suggested Grade Level: 4-6
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Lesson Plan: Act it Out
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