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Artwork and Artist Information: Starry Night and the Astronauts by Alma Thomas
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A brief essay focusing on Alma Thomas's Starry Night and the Astronauts. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Starry Night and the Astronauts</em> by Alma Thomas
Artwork Resource Packet: Starry Night and the Astronauts by Alma Thomas
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This abstract painting evokes the excitement of the first space flights in the 1960s and 1970s. Inspired by the Apollo missions, Thomas's thickly painted patches of vivid color against a white ground...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Starry Night and the Astronauts</em> by Alma Thomas
Artwork Resource Packet: Head of Xilonen, Goddess of Young Maize
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This sculptural fragment depicts Xilonen, the youthful Aztec (Mexica) goddess of new maize. The many existing carvings of Xilonen suggest her importance in Aztec culture as one of three female maize...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Head of Xilonen, Goddess of Young Maize</em>
Artwork and Artist Information: Street Scenes in Times of Peace
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Street Scenes in Times of Peace is a long, painted handscroll that shows off the wide range of people and activities typical of a large 14th-century Chinese city. This scroll offers a rare...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Street Scenes in Times of Peace</em>
Artwork Resource Packet: Thangka with Bhaishajyaguru, the Medicine Buddha
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This colorful thangka, or scroll painting, represents the Buddha as the master of medicine and teacher of healers. As the patron deity of Tibetan medicine, he is a healer of both the body...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Thangka with Bhaishajyaguru, the Medicine Buddha</em>
Artwork and Artist Information: Dancing Girl by Paul Klee
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Although this painting looks simple at first glance, the artist has given us a great deal of information to read with our eyes. This whimsical painting portrays a girl dancing in the rain and can be...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Dancing Girl</em> by Paul Klee
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>
Artwork and Artist Information: Self-Portrait by Archibald Motley, Jr.
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This painting depicts the dignified, Chicago-based artist Archibald Motley, Jr. The traditional composition and lively colors that hint of his future Bronzeville paintings offer a glimpse into the...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Self-Portrait</em> by Archibald Motley, Jr.
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: Thanksgiving by Doris Lee
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Celebrating the joys of family gatherings, this composition shows a bustling group of women and children preparing the annual feast in a traditional rural kitchen. Includes classroom applications.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Thanksgiving</em> by Doris Lee
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