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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
Essay: Zapata by José Clemente Orozco
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This essay focuses on José Clemente Orozco who was a leading figure of the Mexican mural movement during the 1920s and 1930s and became a pioneer of the public arts movement during his seven-year...
Essay: <em>Zapata</em> by José Clemente Orozco
Essay: Skyscraper Cabinet by Paul Theodore Fankl
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This essay focuses on the Skyscraper Cabinet which consists of an enclosed base topped by a series of compartments and shelves arranged like a pyramid, echoing the silhouettes of a city...
Essay: <em>Skyscraper Cabinet</em> by Paul Theodore Fankl
Artwork Resource Packet: Train Station by Walter Ellison
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Walter Ellison portrayed a train station in his native Georgia and commented on the racial climate in the United States in the 1930s. White Southerners board trains for vacation destinations, while...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Train Station</em> by Walter Ellison
Essay: Tall Clock by Purcell and Elmslie
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This essay focuses on a clock designed by Purcell and Elmslie. Made of mahogany, the case front of this tall clock is pierced to allow a view of the pendulum. The clock reflects progressive design...
Essay: <em>Tall Clock</em> by Purcell and Elmslie
Artwork Resource Packet: Love of Winter by George Wesley Bellows
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In this work we see a lively crowd skating on a frozen pond in Central Park. George Wesley Bellows skillfully contrasted the background of the composition, an expanse of blue-gray hills and trees,...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Love of Winter</em> by George Wesley Bellows
Essay: That Which I Should Have Done I Did Not Do (The Door) by Ivan Albright
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This essay focuses on Ivan Albright's painting That Which I Should Have Done I Did Not Do (The Door) which conveys the primary theme of regret over choices made in life.
Essay: <em>That Which I Should Have Done I Did Not Do (The Door)</em> by Ivan Albright
Artwork Resource Packet: Into the World There Came A Soul Called Ida by Ivan Albright
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To render this haunting portrait, Albright used a precise painting technique that encourages viewers to look at all the details that convey Ida's persona, such as clothing, accessories, and setting....
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Into the World There Came A Soul Called Ida</em> by Ivan Albright
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
Artwork Resource Packet: Thanksgiving by Doris Lee
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Celebrating the joys of family ties, this composition by Doris Lee shows a bustling group of women and children preparing the annual feast in a traditional rural kitchen. This teaching packet...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Thanksgiving</em> by Doris Lee
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