Resources tagged portraits

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An explanation of the artist's use of color and brushstroke in his intense, introspective self-portrait.
An introduction to the artist's painting of "absolute restfulness" that he completed in anticipation of Gauguin's arrival.
An introduction to one of two canvases that Manet produced depicting beggar-philosophers.
An introduction to Whistler's approach to portraits as compositions of subtle color and form, and a look at his relationship with the sitter in this portrait, lawyer and friend Arthur Jerome Eddy.
An introduction to Whistler's delicate self-portrait.
In this lesson, students will examine and discuss the work of Felix González-Torres. After studying Untitled (Portrait of Ross in L.A.) students will then plan and execute a piece of...
Lesson Plan: An Artistic Tribute
In this lesson, students learn how Copley's portraits of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Hubbard illustrate the Hubbards' desire to identify themselves with England while indicating their profession and social...
Lesson Plan: Colonial Identity
In this lesson, students will examine and discuss the painting Mrs. Daniel Hubbard (Mary Greene). They will research and discuss the origins of the American colonies and explore how...
Lesson Plan: Painted Portraits
How has Cassatt portrayed her sitter as a modern woman? What was life like for women and women artists in late nineteenth-century France? Try your hand in letter-writing activities and delve into...
Explore six objects from the museum's permanent collection on your visit, discuss how they relate to the terms faces, places, and inner spaces.
Museum Guide: Self-Guide to the Art Institute of Chicago: More Faces, Places, & Inner Spaces

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