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Audio Lecture: Wallace Stevens: The Poet as Painter
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Helen Vendler, distinguished professor at Harvard University and the nation's leading poetry critic, considers the poetry of Wallace Stevens in light of its relation to the work of Jasper Johns.
Audio Lecture: Wallace Stevens: The Poet as Painter
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
Teacher Manual: Taoism and the Arts of China: Journey to Perfect Harmony
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Taoism is a world of beliefs, writings, ceremonial practices, study, art, and philosophy that strives to harmonize the life of human beings with the forever and naturally changing universe. This...
Teacher Manual: Taoism and the Arts of China: Journey to Perfect Harmony
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>
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
Audio Lecture: Seeing Things: John Marin's Watercolors
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Curator Martha Tedeschi explores how the artist's influential experiments in watercolor and unorthodox ideas about framing helped create modern objects that surge with emotion.
Audio Lecture: Seeing Things: John Marin's Watercolors
Teacher Manual: Impressionism, Post-Impressionism
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Introduce your students to the Art Institute's celebrated collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art. This manual discusses the historical and social milieu of this revolutionary movement...
Teacher Manual: Impressionism, Post-Impressionism
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