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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: Miner Joe by Elizabeth Olds
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Elizabeth Olds' commitment to art and to art as a vehicle for social change was apparent at an early age. As a member of the WPA/FAP's graphic division she spent years exploring miners and steel...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Miner Joe</em> by Elizabeth Olds
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
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
Artwork and Artist Information: Desk and Bookcase
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In the early 1700s, wealthy merchants and land speculators, eager to demonstrate their advanced positions within the colony, commissioned craftsmen to make elegant pieces of furniture for their...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Desk and Bookcase</em>
Artwork Resource Packet: Two Figures (Menhirs) by Barbara Hepworth
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Barbara Hepworth's Two Figures represents the artist's fusion of geometry and nature. The teak sculpture is composed of two vertical forms that are situated on a platform and punctuated by white...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Two Figures (Menhirs)</em> by Barbara Hepworth
Artwork and Artist Information: Heirs Come to Pass, 3 by Martina Lopez
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Excerpted from the teacher manual Telling Images: Stories in Art this chapter focuses on the artwork Heirs Come to Pass, 3 by Martina Lopez. Includes information about the artist,...
Artwork Resource Packet: Self-Portrait by Archibald J. Motley, Jr.
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This painting depicts the dignified, Chicago-based artist Archibald J. Motley, Jr. The traditional composition and lively colors that hint of his future Bronzeville paintings offer a glimpse into the...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Self-Portrait</em> by Archibald J. Motley, Jr.
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: Time Transfixed by René Magritte
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This well-known work depicts a steam train emerging from a fireplace. René Magritte's realistic portrayals of images that do not seem to belong together align him with the French Surrealists. This...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Time Transfixed</em> by René Magritte

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