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Artwork and Artist Information: Model of a Pole Dance Scene
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This small earthenware sculpture was used in an important ritual which was enacted by the ancient people of the Nayarit region of West Mexico and is still performed by people elsewhere in Mexico...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Model of a Pole Dance Scene</em>
Artwork and Artist Information: The Terrace by unknown Dutch artist
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The unknown artist of The Terrace composed his work so that the canvas becomes a window into the couple's world. The wooden frame of the glass window gives the viewer the feeling that he or...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>The Terrace</em> by unknown Dutch artist
Artwork Resource Packet: Dancing Ganesha
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This sculpture of Ganesha, Hinduism's Lord of Beginnings and Remover of Obstacles, posed mid-dance, is sure to amuse with his oversized elephant head and rotund belly. This teaching packet includes...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Dancing Ganesha</em>
Teacher Manual: Hero, Hawk, and Open Hand: American Indian Art of the Ancient Midwest and South
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This teacher resource explores the art, culture, history, and geography of pre-Columbian Native American societies in what is now the Midwest and Southern regions of the United States, between 3000 B...
Teacher Manual: Hero, Hawk, and Open Hand: American Indian Art of the Ancient Midwest and South
Artwork Resource Packet: Japanese Traditional 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 Resource Packet: <em>Japanese Traditional Interior</em> (Thorne Miniature Room)
Artwork Resource Packet: Storyteller Figure
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This handmade sculpture's energetic gestures and lively facial expression suggest a strong and vibrant personality. Unearthed from an ancient tomb, the figure represents a timeless recording of...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Storyteller Figure</em>
Artwork and Artist Information: Amédée-David, the Comte de Pastoret by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
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The turbulent, emotional Romantic spirit and the art that it inspired held no fascination for artist Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres. He strove for order and restraint in every drawing and painting he...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Amédée-David, the Comte de Pastoret</em> by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
Artwork Resource Packet: Camel and Rider
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This ceramic sculpture of a camel and rider is an example of a type of mingqi (pronounced ming-chee), or tomb figure. During the Tang Dynasty whenever a rich or powerful person died they were buried...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Camel and Rider</em>
Artwork and Artist Information: Headdress (Ci Wara Kunw)
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Composed of elegant, flowing geometric shapes, this pair of sculptures combines animal forms to suggest human qualities. The elaborate mane and tall horns capture the antelope's graceful strength and...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Headdress (Ci Wara Kunw)</em>
Artwork and Artist Information: Model Depicting a Ritual Center
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The Nayarit culture on the Pacific coast of Mexico flourished between 100 B.C. and 600 A.D. The Nayarit people produced many different kinds of clay sculpture that have survived in amazing numbers...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Model Depicting a Ritual Center</em>

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