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Teacher Manual: Japanese Screens
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This Art Institute slide packet explores how nature, literature, history and daily life inspired the creation of six sumptuous Japanese folding screens. Students will learn how to "read" a Japanese...
Teacher Manual: Japanese Screens
Teacher Manual: The Japanese Kimono
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This Art Institute manual uses the kimono to explore Japanese cultural history and to stimulate multicultural discoveries in art, social studies, and language arts. Includes a historical essay,...
Teacher Manual: The Japanese Kimono
Artwork and Artist Information: Branch Road at Motomachi, Totsuka by Hiroshige
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A brief essay focusing on Branch Road at Motomachi, Totsuka. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Branch Road at Motomachi, Totsuka</em> by Hiroshige
Artwork Resource Packet: Southern Barbarians (Namban byobu)
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This screen portrays a ship arriving in Japan from Portugal with European merchants in pantaloons and broad-brimmed hats bearing exotic products. The Japanese, in long, flowing patterned robes and...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Southern Barbarians (Namban byobu)</em>
Artwork Resource Packet: Flowering Cherry with Poem Slips by Tosa Mitsukoi
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This screen celebrates the Japanese tradition of viewing cherry blossoms to mark the arrival of spring. The tree's blossoms and hanging poem slips create an elegant design against the gold of the...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Flowering Cherry with Poem Slips</em> by Tosa Mitsukoi
Teacher Manual: Faces, Places, & Inner Spaces
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Based on an interactive and educational exhibition on view at the Art Institute of Chicago from 2003–2007; this manual explores the museum's diverse collection through eleven works that relate to the...
Teacher Manual: Faces, Places, &amp; Inner Spaces
Artwork and Artist Information: 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. Includes classroom applications.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Dancing Ganesha</em>
Artwork and Artist Information: The Actor Ichikawa Danjûroô V as Kazusa no Gorobei Tadamitsu by Katsukawa Shunkô
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Katsukawa Shunko's print captures the Kabuki actor Ichikawa Danjûro in his role as Kazusa no Gorobei Tadamitsu in a play called "Returning Home in Splendor." In works such as this one the worlds of...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>The Actor Ichikawa Danjûroô V as Kazusa no Gorobei Tadamitsu</em> by Katsukawa Shunkô
Video: Porcelain Kendi, Part 1— Recreating Forming
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Porcelain artist Yuki Nyhan demonstrates the production of a kendi, the unadorned form of the Art Institute's Chinese ewer. She prepares the clay, shapes it, and creates a blank canvas that will...
Video: Porcelain Kendi, Part 1— Recreating Forming
Video: Porcelain Kendi, Part 2—Painting in Cobalt
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Porcelain artist Yuki Nyhan demonstrates the painting of a kendi, the basic form of the Art Institute's Chinese ewer. She paints botanical designs with cobalt pigment, using different brushes and...
Video: Porcelain Kendi, Part 2—Painting in Cobalt
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