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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 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: Flowering Cherry with Poem Slips by Tosa Mitsukoi
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This screen celebrates the Japanese tradition of viewing cherry blossoms to mark the arrival of spring. The tree's blossoms and hanging poem slips create an elegant design against the gold of the...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Flowering Cherry with Poem Slips</em> by Tosa Mitsukoi
Artwork Resource Packet: Japanese Traditional Interior (Thorne Miniature Room)
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This is the main room of a traditional Japanese home, complete with alcoves to display art, tatami mats, and a writing desk. Sliding doors lead to a Japanese garden, considered a form of art and an...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Japanese Traditional Interior</em> (Thorne Miniature Room)
Museum Guide: Self-Guide: Traveling the Silk Road and Beyond at the Art Institute
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This self-guide was created to accompany the 2006 exhibition The Silk Road and Beyond: Travel, Trade, and Transformation at the Art Institute. The guide includes informational text and...
Museum Guide: Self-Guide: Traveling the Silk Road and Beyond at the Art Institute
Artwork Resource Packet: Camel and Rider
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This ceramic sculpture of a camel and rider is an example of a type of mingqi (pronounced ming-chee), or tomb figure. During the Tang Dynasty whenever a rich or powerful person died they were buried...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Camel and Rider</em>
Artwork Resource Packet: Thangka with Bhaishajyaguru, the Medicine Buddha
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This colorful thangka, or scroll painting, represents the Buddha as the master of medicine and teacher of healers. As the patron deity of Tibetan medicine, he is a healer of both the body...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Thangka with Bhaishajyaguru, the Medicine Buddha</em>
Teacher Manual: Japanese Screens
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This Art Institute slide packet explores how nature, literature, history and daily life inspired the creation of six sumptuous Japanese folding screens. Students will learn how to "read" a Japanese...
Teacher Manual: Japanese Screens
Teacher Manual: The Japanese Kimono
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This Art Institute manual uses the kimono to explore Japanese cultural history and to stimulate multicultural discoveries in art, social studies, and language arts. Includes a historical essay,...
Teacher Manual: The Japanese Kimono
Artwork Resource Packet: Southern Barbarians (Namban byobu)
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This screen portrays a ship arriving in Japan from Portugal with European merchants in pantaloons and broad-brimmed hats bearing exotic products. The Japanese, in long, flowing patterned robes and...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Southern Barbarians (Namban byobu)</em>
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