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Audio Lecture: Sally Mann at the Art Institute of Chicago
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Tune in as contemporary photographer Mann answers questions from an audience of nearly 400 on opening day of the Art Institute exhibition So the Story Goes. Mann responds to questions...
Audio Lecture: Sally Mann at the Art Institute of Chicago
Audio Lecture: Martina Nehrling Connects with Vuillard
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Martina Nehrling makes colorful paintings that pulse with an interior rhythm. She says, "When I paint I am sounding out elements of my everyday life, and I am captivated by the richly textured...
Audio Lecture: Martina Nehrling Connects with Vuillard
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: 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
Lesson Plan: Views of Nature
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In this lesson, students will examine and discuss the painting Distant View of Niagara Falls. They will then plan and execute a piece of visual art that conveys an emotion or mood.
Lesson Plan: Views of Nature
Lesson Plan: Art and Geology
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In this lesson, students will research volcanoes after examining and discussing View of Cotopaxi. They will return to the painting to explore how Frederic Edwin Church enhanced his view, and...
Lesson Plan: Art and Geology
Teacher Manual: American Art and Culture
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American Art and Culture: Curriculum Resource Guide presents twenty-five works of art from the collections of the Art Institute. The works are divided chronologically and thematically, but works in...
Teacher Manual: American Art and Culture
Artwork and Artist Information: Distant View of Niagara Falls
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Distant View of Niagara Falls portrays a uniquely American scene: sugar maples with their red autumn leaves; two Native Americans gazing in reverence; and the powerful falls, one of the...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Distant View of Niagara Falls</em>
Artwork and Artist Information: Yosemite by Carleton Watkins
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As the frontier moved westward and industrialization began to change the character of the landscape, Americans increasingly turned to photographs as a means of celebrating technology as well as of...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Yosemite</em> by Carleton Watkins
Classroom or Home Activity: Discovering Virtues in the Land—American Landscape Painting
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Discussion questions and activity ideas pertaining to Niagara View of Niagara Falls by Thomas Cole.
Classroom or Home Activity: Discovering Virtues in the Land—American Landscape Painting
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