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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: Japanese Tradititional Interior (Thorne Miniature Room)
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This is the main room of a traditional Japanese home, complete with alcoves to display art, tatami mats, and a writing desk. Sliding doors lead to a Japanese garden, considered a form of art and an...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Japanese Tradititional Interior</em> (Thorne Miniature Room)
Lesson Plan: Inspired by Nature
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In this lesson, students will examine and discuss Hanging Head Dragonfly Shade on Mosaic and Turtleback Base and explore how artists have used nature for inspiration. They will then design a...
Lesson Plan: Inspired by Nature
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: 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: 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: 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
Teacher Manual: Chicago: The City in Art: A Curriculum Guide for Teachers
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This teacher manual is an extension of a project which began in 1995 with a group of teachers from Lane Technical High School. Chicago: City in Art was committed to the professional...
Teacher Manual: Chicago: The City in Art: A Curriculum Guide for Teachers
Artwork Resource Packet: Green Sea by Philip Guston
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"I wanted to tell stories!" This is how painter Philip Guston explained the radical transformation of his paintings from delicate abstractions early in his career to surreal, apocalyptic narratives...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Green Sea</em> by Philip Guston
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