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Barbara Kruger is known for works that provocatively integrate photographs and text. Her art reveals and challenges the ways in which images used in the commercial media often perpetuate stereotypes...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>We Will Not Become What We Mean to You</em> by Barbara Kruger
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
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>
This handmade sculpture's energetic gestures and lively facial expression suggest a strong and vibrant personality. Unearthed from an ancient tomb, the figure represents a timeless recording of...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Storyteller Figure</em>
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)
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
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
A wonderful example of the many shadow boxes Joseph Cornell created in his lifetime, this box combines whimsical found objects including a wooden bird, a ball, bingo chips, stamps, and newspaper...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Untitled (Hôtel de la Duchesse-Anne)</em> by Joseph Cornell
"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
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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