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Teacher Manual: Hero, Hawk, and Open Hand: American Indian Art of the Ancient Midwest and South
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This teacher resource explores the art, culture, history, and geography of pre-Columbian Native American societies in what is now the Midwest and Southern regions of the United States, between 3000 B...
Teacher Manual: Hero, Hawk, and Open Hand: American Indian Art of the Ancient Midwest and South
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
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
Essay: Magnolias on Light Blue Velvet Cloth by martin Johnson Heade
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A brief essay focusing on Martin Johnson Heade's Magnolias on Light Blue Velvet Cloth which celebrates the sensory appeal of flowers and fabric while also presenting a particular species of...
Essay: <em>Magnolias on Light Blue Velvet Cloth</em> by martin Johnson Heade
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
Essay: Pitcher by Tiffany and Company
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This essay focuses on a pitcher by Tiffany and Company which was one of the largest and most accomplished silver manufacturers in the world. Here, fish, flowers, and insects are artistically arranged...
Essay: <em>Pitcher</em> by Tiffany and Company
Essay: The Home of the Heron by George Inness
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Landscape painter George Inness sought to record not so much the appearance of nature as his interpretation of its poetic content. This essay focuses on The Home of the Heron in which the...
Essay: <em>The Home of the Heron</em> by George Inness
Essay: Croquet Scene by Winslow Homer
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A brief essay focusing on Winslow Homer who often painted themes of upper-class leisure in post-Civil War America. This painting depicts three women and a man playing croquet on a lawn, probably in...
Essay: <em>Croquet Scene</em> by Winslow Homer
Essay: American History and Its Art After World War II
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Excerpted from the American Art teacher Manual, this essay provides a brief overview of art after World War II. Artwork information is provided for four contemporary works in the Art Institute's...
Essay: American History and Its Art After World War II
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
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