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Family Activity: Put Her on a Pedestal
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Examine a sculpture by an American female sculptor and create one of your own. Includes discussion questions and an art-making activity.
Introduction:
Queen Zenobia ruled over an area of...
Family Activity: Put Her on a Pedestal
Family Activity: Tricking the Eye
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See how two American artists used trompe l'oeil techniques to create illusions in their paintings. Includes discussion questions and an art-making activity.
William Harnett excelled...
Family Activity: Tricking the Eye
Family Activity: Working Together
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View two paintings by American artists that show everyday people at work. Includes discussion questions and an art-making activity.
Introduction:
Genre scenes often...
Family Activity: Working Together
Artwork Resource Packet: City Landscape by Joan Mitchell
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During the early 1950s, the decade in which City Landscape was produced, Joan Mitchell created many paintings that suggest urban environments. With its pulsating strands and slashes of...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>City Landscape</em> by Joan Mitchell
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: 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 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
Timeline: African American Art Timeline
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This timeline provides a context for the artworks in the African American Art at the Art Institute of Chicago teaching manual.
Timeline: African American Art Timeline
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