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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: Green Sea by Philip Guston
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"I wanted to tell stories!" This is how painter Philip Guston explained the radical transformation of his paintings from delicate abstractions early in his career to surreal, apocalyptic narratives...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Green Sea</em> by Philip Guston
Artwork Resource Packet: Harvest Talk by Charles White
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Charles Wilbert White depicted the dignity of rural labor with two powerful figures. The contours of scythe, hat brims, and forearms echo the curves of the horizon and clouds, portraying these...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Harvest Talk</em> by Charles White
Artwork Resource Packet: Head of Xilonen, Goddess of Young Maize
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This sculptural fragment depicts Xilonen, the youthful Aztec (Mexica) goddess of new maize. The many existing carvings of Xilonen suggest her importance in Aztec culture as one of three female maize...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Head of Xilonen, Goddess of Young Maize</em>
Artwork Resource Packet: Into the World There Came A Soul Called Ida by Ivan Albright
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To render this haunting portrait, Albright used a precise painting technique that encourages viewers to look at all the details that convey Ida's persona, such as clothing, accessories, and setting....
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Into the World There Came A Soul Called Ida</em> by Ivan Albright
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)
Artwork Resource Packet: Love of Winter by George Wesley Bellows
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In this work we see a lively crowd skating on a frozen pond in Central Park. George Wesley Bellows skillfully contrasted the background of the composition, an expanse of blue-gray hills and trees,...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Love of Winter</em> by George Wesley Bellows
Artwork Resource Packet: Many Mansions by Kerry James Marshall
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In Many Mansions, our eyes are first drawn to the sign above the colorful flower garden, announcing the eight towers of Chicago 's Stateway Gardens projects seen in the distance. Kerry James...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Many Mansions</em> by Kerry James Marshall
Artwork Resource Packet: Mask (Mukenga)
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The Mukenga mask honors men important to the royal household. Its materials relate to rank, status, and leadership. The use of leopard and monkey fur, parrot feathers, and forms borrowed from the...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Mask (Mukenga)</em>
Artwork Resource Packet: Merrymakers in an Inn by Adriaen van Ostade
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Adriaen van Ostade's Merrymakers in an Inn illustrates peasants of multi-generations celebrating a joyous event in a spacious and picturesque interior. In the 17th century, the inn served as...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Merrymakers in an Inn</em> by Adriaen van Ostade
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