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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, & Inner Spaces
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: 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
Classroom or Home Activity: Printmaking Processes—A Description and Activity
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Activity ideas to be used with the following works of art: Bloody Massacre; Roof, Summer Night; Tanks #2; Miner Joe; and Sharecropper. Students will...
Classroom or Home Activity: Printmaking Processes—A Description and Activity
Teacher Manual: Art on the Move
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Explore the theme of travel and motion in art. The packet surveys the history of transportation: movement on land, water, and, ultimately, lifting off, soaring through the sky. Nine works of art from...
Teacher Manual: Art on the Move
Artwork and Artist Information: Sharecropper by Elizabeth Catlett
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A brief essay focusing on Elizabeth Catlett's Sharecropper. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Sharecropper</em> by Elizabeth Catlett
Artwork and Artist Information: Tanks #2 by Louis Lozowick
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Louis Lozowick celebrates the clean, crisp beauty of New York's buildings, bridges, and industry and elevated the graphic images of the modern city to new moral and aesthetic dimensions. Includes...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Tanks #2</em> by Louis Lozowick
Artwork and Artist Information: Miner Joe by Elizabeth Olds
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Elizabeth Olds' commitment to art and to art as a vehicle for social change was apparent at an early age. As a member of the WPA/FAP's graphic division she spent years exploring miners and steel...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Miner Joe</em> by Elizabeth Olds
Audio Lecture: Elizabeth Catlett—Affiliations in Chicago
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Melanie Herzog, Edgewood College, revisits Elizabeth Catlett’s place in a lively community of socially conscious Chicago artists in the 1940s. Presented with the Terra Foundation for American Art.
Audio Lecture: Elizabeth Catlett—Affiliations in Chicago
Audio Lecture: Second Cities—20th-Century American Artists in Chicago and Mexico City
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The Terra Foundation for American Art presents Amy Galpin, San Diego Museum of Art, as she explores the work of Morris Topchevsky, Edward Millman, Florence Arquin, Charles White, and others who were...
Audio Lecture: Second Cities—20th-Century American Artists in Chicago and Mexico City

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