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Audio Lecture: Reading: Kwame Dawes
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Born in Ghana and raised in Jamaica, Kwame Dawes is a poet of precision, passion, and lyricism. At this event, Dawes reads from three of his books: Gomer's Song, Impossible Flying,...
Audio Lecture: Reading: Kwame Dawes
Lesson Plan: Picturing War and Devastation
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In this lesson students will examine and compare two artworks, The Rock and Zapata. They will learn about the Mexican Revolution and World War II then write a compare and contrast...
Lesson Plan: Picturing War and Devastation
Artwork and Artist Information: Gettysburg by Timothy O'Sullivan
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Gettysburg was the battle that marked the beginning of the end for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and this photograph printed by Alexander Gardner documents its casualties strewn across the...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Gettysburg</em> by Timothy O'Sullivan
Audio Lecture: Artist Talk—An-My Le
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Photographer An-My Le reviewed her work highlighting the Vietnam War reenactment scenes and those of soldiers training for Iraq. This lecture was the keynote for the Material Witness symposium that...
Audio Lecture: Artist Talk—An-My Le
Teacher Manual: Mexicanidad
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Examine eight images of Mexican Art from ancient times to the present from The Art Institute of Chicago's collection. The art of Mexico is a starting point for exploring Mexican cultural history....
Teacher Manual: Mexicanidad
Artwork Resource Packet: The Rock by Peter Blume
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Looming in the center of Peter Blume's painting is a monumental rock, fractured yet enduring, a powerful symbol of humanity's tenacity and capacity to survive. Men and women struggle to go on living...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>The Rock</em> by Peter Blume

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