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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
Video: Coin Production in the Roman World
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Coins were made of pieces of gold, silver, or bronze, known as blanks, which were cast or cut to specific weights. To make a coin, a blank was sandwiched between a pair of dies with engraved designs...
Video: Coin Production in the Roman World
Essay: Hanging Head Dragonfly Shade on Mosaic and Turtleback Base Made by Tiffany Studios
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In a career that spanned nearly fifty years, Louis Comfort Tiffany expanded and elevated decorative arts in America. He utilized all media—decorative arts, architecture, painting, and sculpture—to...
Essay: <em>Hanging Head Dragonfly Shade on Mosaic and Turtleback Base</em> Made by Tiffany Studios
Essay: At Mouquin's by William Glackens
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A brief essay focusing on the painting At Mouquin's by William Glackens. With her brillantly rendered dress and cloak, Jeanne Mouquin is the focal point of the composition in this painting...
Essay: <em>At Mouquin's</em> by William Glackens
Essay: Black Cross, New Mexico by Georgia O'Keeffe
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A brief essay focusing on Georgia O'Keeffe who was a pioneer of American modernism. She emphasized the essential beauty of her subjects by magnifying shapes and simplyfying details. In Black...
Essay: <em>Black Cross, New Mexico</em> by Georgia O'Keeffe
Essay: Zapata by José Clemente Orozco
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This essay focuses on José Clemente Orozco who was a leading figure of the Mexican mural movement during the 1920s and 1930s and became a pioneer of the public arts movement during his seven-year...
Essay: <em>Zapata</em> by José Clemente Orozco
Essay: The Shelton with Sunspots, N.Y. by Georgia O'Keeffe
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This essay focuses on Georgia O'Keeffe who was fascinated by the New York City's skyscrapers, including the Shelton Hotel. This painting depicts the building as she saw it early one morning from the...
Essay: <em>The Shelton with Sunspots, N.Y.</em> by Georgia O'Keeffe
Essay: Skyscraper Cabinet by Paul Theodore Fankl
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This essay focuses on the Skyscraper Cabinet which consists of an enclosed base topped by a series of compartments and shelves arranged like a pyramid, echoing the silhouettes of a city...
Essay: <em>Skyscraper Cabinet</em> by Paul Theodore Fankl
Artwork Resource Packet: Train Station by Walter Ellison
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Walter Ellison portrayed a train station in his native Georgia and commented on the racial climate in the United States in the 1930s. White Southerners board trains for vacation destinations, while...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Train Station</em> by Walter Ellison
Essay: Tall Clock by Purcell and Elmslie
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This essay focuses on a clock designed by Purcell and Elmslie. Made of mahogany, the case front of this tall clock is pierced to allow a view of the pendulum. The clock reflects progressive design...
Essay: <em>Tall Clock</em> by Purcell and Elmslie
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