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Essay: The Room No. VI by Eldizier Cortor
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This essay examines The Room No VI by Eldizier Cortor who exhibits a distinctive style that is both realistic and dreamlike. With the dramatic cropping and the artist's striking use of...
Essay: <em>The Room No. VI</em> by Eldizier Cortor
Essay: Nightlife by Archibald J. Motley, Jr.
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This essay examines the painting Nightlife in which Motley uses both color and composition to convey a sense of energy and high spririts. The tilted perspective and overlapping limbs convey...
Essay: <em>Nightlife</em> by Archibald J. Motley, Jr.
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
Essay: Movements by Marsden Hartley
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A brief essay focusing on Marsden Hartley's painting Movements, in which the abstract forms that surround the central red circle and black triangle move with a rhythmic flow not unlike that...
Essay: <em>Movements</em> by Marsden Hartley
Essay: General Andrew Jackson by William Rush
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A brief essay about William Rush's sculpture of General Andrew Jackson. Rush is considered one of America's first sculptors, and the Art Institute's General Andrew Jackson documents the rise...
Essay: <em>General Andrew Jackson</em> by William Rush
Essay: Whirligig, entitled "America" by Frank Memkus
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This essay examines Whirligigs which are wind-powered mechanisms created solely for amusement and first appeared in the American colonies during Revolutionary times. America by Frank Memkus...
Essay: <em>Whirligig, entitled "America"</em> by Frank Memkus
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
Essay: Spindle Cube Chair by Frank Lloyd Wright
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Frank Lloyd Wright revolutionized 20th-century architecture and frequently designed the interior fixtures, including furniture, lamps, windows, and other objects. This essay focuses on the ...
Essay: <em>Spindle Cube Chair</em> by Frank Lloyd Wright
Essay: American Gothic by Grant Wood
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A brief essay focusing on American Gothic which remains one of the most famous paintings in the history of American art. It is a primary example of Regionalism preferring depictions of rural...
Essay: <em>American Gothic</em> by Grant Wood
Essay: Mrs. Daniel Hubbard (Mary Greene) by John Singleton Copley
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A brief essay focusing on the painting Mrs. Daniel Hubbard (Mary Greene) which is one of approximately 300 portraits of American colonists—primarily wealthy and influential Bostonians—that...
Essay: <em>Mrs. Daniel Hubbard (Mary Greene)</em> by John Singleton Copley
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