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Artwork and Artist Information: Starry Night and the Astronauts by Alma Thomas
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A brief essay focusing on Alma Thomas's Starry Night and the Astronauts. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Starry Night and the Astronauts</em> by Alma Thomas
Essay: Whirligig, entitled "America" by Frank Memkus
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This essay examines Whirligigs which are wind-powered mechanisms created solely for amusement and first appeared in the American colonies during Revolutionary times. America by Frank Memkus...
Essay: <em>Whirligig, entitled "America"</em> by Frank Memkus
Essay: The Room No. VI by Eldizier Cortor
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This essay examines The Room No VI by Eldizier Cortor who exhibits a distinctive style that is both realistic and dreamlike. With the dramatic cropping and the artist's striking use of...
Essay: <em>The Room No. VI</em> by Eldizier Cortor
Video: Demonstration of the Rama Mudra from Dashavatara Dance
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Rama: The left hand with thumb extended represents a bow. The right hand is pulling back the bow.
Video: Demonstration of the Rama Mudra from Dashavatara Dance
Video: Demonstration of the Matsya Mudra from Dashavatara Dance
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Matsya, the Fish: The outstretched thumbs represent the fins of the fish. The raised leg represents the fish's tale.
Video: Demonstration of the Matsya Mudra from Dashavatara Dance
Video: Demonstration of the Narasimha Mudra from Dashavatara Dance
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Narasimha, the Man-Lion: The left hand represents an animal. The raised thumb on the right hand is a sign that represents man.
Video: Demonstration of the Narasimha Mudra from Dashavatara Dance
Video: Demonstration of the Parasurama Mudra from Dashavatara Dance
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Parasurama: The left hand is in a fist to show power. The right hand represents the symbol of an ax.
Video: Demonstration of the Parasurama Mudra from Dashavatara Dance
Video: Demonstration of the Kurma Mudra from Dashavatara Dance
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Kurma, the Tortoise: The hands represent the head of the tortoise. The thumbs and two fingers represent the tortoise's legs. The dancer's head represents the tortoise's shell.
Video: Demonstration of the Kurma Mudra from Dashavatara Dance
Artwork Resource Packet: Bedcover Made from Cigar or Tobacco Rectangles Known as "Top Sheets" by Theresa Zett Smith
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This striking quilt was made with pieces of fabric called "top sheets" used to line cigar and tobacco boxes. These top sheets include 108 colorful designs and pictures, including flags from around...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Bedcover Made from Cigar or Tobacco Rectangles Known as "Top Sheets"</em> by Theresa Zett Smith
Artwork and Artist Information: Axonometric Rendering of Northwestern Atrium Center, Madison and Canal Streets, Chicago by Helmut Jahn
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The distinctive style developed by architect Helmut Jahn, depicted in this drawing, incorporates an inventive, even playful use of color, materials, light, and structural form. Includes discussion...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Axonometric Rendering of Northwestern Atrium Center, Madison and Canal Streets, Chicago</em> by Helmut Jahn
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