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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
Lesson Plan: African Myths and Stories
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In this lesson, students read stories associated with a royal altar tusk from the Kingdom of Benin in Nigeria. They read myths illustrated on the tusk and write a myth or story related to what they...
Lesson Plan: African Myths and Stories
Family Activity: Gods in Ancient American Art
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Find out more about how the beliefs of ancient American people translated into their works of art. Includes an art-making activity.
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Family Activity: Gods in Ancient American Art
Museum Guide: Self-Guide to the Art Institute of Chicago: More Faces, Places, & Inner Spaces
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Explore six objects from the museum's permanent collection on your visit, discuss how they relate to the terms faces, places, and inner spaces.
Museum Guide: Self-Guide to the Art Institute of Chicago: More Faces, Places, & Inner Spaces
Video: Gauguin's Day of the God (Mahana no Atua)
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Take a tour of Gauguin's exotic and symbolic Tahitian landscape.
Video: Gauguin's <em>Day of the God (Mahana no Atua)</em>
Video: The Mythology of Moreau's Hercules and the Lernaean Hydra
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Explore Moreau's dramatic painting about Hercules' second labor with the deadly hydra.
Video: The Mythology of Moreau's <em>Hercules and the Lernaean Hydra</em>
Video: Redon's Sita
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Journey to Redon's rich pastel sky and learn why Sita has thrown her jewels to earth.
Video: Redon's <em>Sita</em>
Video: Moreau, Where the Past meets Present
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Learn how Moreau took subjects from classical mythology and presented them in a new pictorial language.
Video: Moreau, Where the Past meets Present
Video: Moreau's Hercules and the Lernaean Hydra
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Consider the moral dualities presented in this mythological painting and the interpretation of Hercules as a struggling France.
Video: Moreau's <em>Hercules and the Lernaean Hydra</em>
Video: Moreau's Enduring Art
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Learn how Moreau's art influenced modern painting of the twentieth century.
Video: Moreau's Enduring Art
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