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Audio Lecture: Feathered Serpents and Scarlet Macaws: Imagery of Casas Grandes Ceramics
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Elizabeth Pope, curatorial research assistant for the Casas Grandes exhibition, explores some of the complex cosmic symbolism to be found on this ancient American pottery.
Audio Lecture: Feathered Serpents and Scarlet Macaws: Imagery of Casas Grandes Ceramics
Audio Lecture: Murals and Sculpture of India
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At this lecture, art historian and filmmaker Benoy Behl reveals his recent extraordinary photographic views of significant ancient murals in India. He also screened two of his short art films that...
Audio Lecture: Murals and Sculpture of India
Family Activity: Fantastic Animal Masks
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Learn how different elements of African masks represent the status and skills of the wearer. Includes discussion questions and an art-making activity.
Introduction:
Masks like...
Family Activity: Fantastic Animal Masks
Family Activity: Looking Glasses
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Examine John Constable's painting Stoke-by-Nayland, 1836 and see the English countryside come to life. Includes...
Family Activity: Looking Glasses
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 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>
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: Saint George Killing the Dragon by Bernat Martorell
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This painting features the famous medieval legend of Saint George, who saved a princess about to be sacrificed to the dragon threatening her father's kingdom. This teaching packet includes an essay,...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Saint George Killing the Dragon</em> by Bernat Martorell
Artwork Resource Packet: Equestrienne (At the Cirque Fernando) by Henri Toulouse-Lautrec
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Thinly and rapidly painted, Equestrienne (At the Cirque Fernando) (1887-88) has the confident, improvisational quality of a drawing. Its subject is the Circus Fernando, one of the first...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Equestrienne (At the Cirque Fernando)</em> by Henri Toulouse-Lautrec
Artwork Resource Packet: Mask (Mukenga)
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The Mukenga mask honors men important to the royal household. Its materials relate to rank, status, and leadership. The use of leopard and monkey fur, parrot feathers, and forms borrowed from the...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Mask (Mukenga)</em>
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