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Artwork Resource Packet: The Herring Net by Winslow Homer
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In The Herring Net (1885), Winslow Homer captures the conflict between man and nature in his depiction of two fishermen hauling in a herring net amidst a stormy and powerful seascape. This...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>The Herring Net</em> by Winslow Homer
Artwork Resource Packet: Distant View of Niagara Falls by Thomas Cole
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This landscape painting portrays a uniquely American scene: The sugar maples with their red autumn leaves, two Native Americans gazing in reverence, and the powerful falls, one of the world's natural...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Distant View of Niagara Falls</em> by Thomas Cole
Activity: Arrival of the Normandy Train, Gare Saint-Lazare
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Monet used loose, quick brushstrokes to depict the movement of the crowd and the smoke billowing from the cteam engine. To capture such a moment according to some, Monet asked engineers to load the...
Activity: <em>Arrival of the Normandy Train, Gare Saint-Lazare</em>
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: 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>
Teacher Manual: Arts of Africa
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Art plays an integral role in the daily lives of African people. While their forms, textures, and colors may be visually dazzling, awe-inspiring, or even frightening, African art objects also provide...
Teacher Manual: Arts of Africa
Teacher Manual: Gustave Caillebotte and the City in Art
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This teachers' manual was created to complement Gustave Caillebotte: Urban Impressionist, a retrospective exhibition held at the Art Institute of Chicago in 1995. The manual analyzes the political,...
Teacher Manual: Gustave Caillebotte and the City in Art
Teacher Manual: Impressionism, Post-Impressionism
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Introduce your students to the Art Institute's celebrated collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art. This manual discusses the historical and social milieu of this revolutionary movement...
Teacher Manual: Impressionism, Post-Impressionism
Teacher Manual: Van Gogh and Gauguin
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This packet explores the relationship between Vincent van Gogh and Paul Gauguin through 11 images executed before, during, and after their brief but explosive time in Arles in 1888. Includes an...
Teacher Manual: Van Gogh and Gauguin
Teacher Manual: Exploration and the Cosmos
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Let art take you on a journey through space! This manual explores concepts of space travel as depicted in the collection of the Art Institute, from 17th-century Italian sculpture to 20th-century...
Teacher Manual: Exploration and the Cosmos
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