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Artwork Resource Packet: Self-Portrait by Archibald J. Motley, Jr.
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This painting depicts the dignified, Chicago-based artist Archibald J. Motley, Jr. The traditional composition and lively colors that hint of his future Bronzeville paintings offer a glimpse into the...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Self-Portrait</em> by Archibald J. Motley, Jr.
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
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
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.
Teacher Manual: American Art and Culture
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American Art and Culture: Curriculum Resource Guide presents twenty-five works of art from the collections of the Art Institute. The works are divided chronologically and thematically, but works in...
Teacher Manual: American Art and Culture
Artwork and Artist Information: Shaker Living Room
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This Shaker interior, with its 134 objects, is one of 68 miniature rooms in the Art Institute of Chicago. Assembled between 1920 and 1940 on the scale of one inch to the foot, the miniature rooms...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Shaker Living Room</em>
Artwork and Artist Information: Roof, Summer Night by John Sloan
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Roof, Summer Night is at once harsh and charming; the heat of the summer evening and economic hardship are softened by the roof dwellers' resourcefulness and acceptance of the situation....
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Roof, Summer Night</em> by John Sloan
Artwork and Artist Information: View of Chicago from Jackson Park to Grant Park, 1907, plate 49 from the Plan of Chicago, 1909
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Houses, skyscrapers, building ornament, even city plans start with a pencil in the hand of an architect. One of the most famous city plans ever conceived, the Plan of Chicago, published in 1909,...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>View of Chicago from Jackson Park to Grant Park, 1907, plate 49 from the Plan of Chicago, 1909</em>
Artwork and Artist Information: Sharecropper by Elizabeth Catlett
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Sharecropper shows Elizabeth Catlett’s activism on behalf of African American women in the South, who she believed maintained their dignity in the face of great adversity. Includes...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Sharecropper</em> by Elizabeth Catlett
Artwork and Artist Information: Train Station by Walter Ellison
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Excerpted from the teacher manual Telling Images: Stories in Art this chapter focuses on the painting Train Station by Walter Ellison. Includes information about the artist,...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Train Station</em> by Walter Ellison
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