Resources related to Archibald John Motley, Jr.

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A brief essay focusing on Free Clinic by Jacob Lawrence. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Free Clinic</em> by Jacob Lawrence
A brief essay focusing on Archibald J. Motley, Jr.'s Nightlife. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Nightlife</em> by Archibald Motley, Jr.
This painting depicts the dignified, Chicago-based artist Archibald Motley, Jr. The traditional composition and lively colors that hint of his future Bronzeville paintings offer a glimpse into the...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Self-Portrait</em> by Archibald Motley, Jr.
A brief essay focusing on Aaron Douglas and his painting Aspects of Negro Life: The Negro in an African Setting. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Study for Aspects of Negro Life: The Negro in an African Setting</em> by Aaron Douglas
This painting depicts the dignified, Chicago-based artist Archibald J. Motley, Jr. The traditional composition and lively colors that hint of his future Bronzeville paintings offer a glimpse into the...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Self-Portrait</em> by Archibald J. Motley, Jr.
Discussion questions and activiity ideas to be used with Nighthawks and Nightlife. Students will investigate nightlife in 1940s America and compare and contrast the two works of art.
Classroom or Home Activity: Nightlife
Discussion questions and activity ideas to be used with the following works of art: Distant View of Niagara Falls; Yosemite; Roof, Summer Night; Tanks #2; ...
Classroom or Home Activity: Realism and Idealism—Art and Literature
Discussion questions and activity ideas to be used with the following works of art: Roof, Summer Night; Nighthawks; Nightlife; and Trolley, New Orleans. After...
Classroom or Home Activity: Sights and Sounds of the City
Nighthawks and Nightlife both depict aspects of urban life in 1940s America. Students first compare the paintings, answering a series of questions, and then create a short story...
Lesson Plan: Write a Short Story
Click on the markers on the map below to see the contexts of various works of African-American art.
Map: African-American Art
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