Resources tagged everyday life

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This 2,500-year-old drinking vessel is in the shape of the head of a donkey. The realistic ears, eyes, and open braying mouth of the donkey would surely give joy to anyone drinking from this cup....
Activity: <em>Greek Rhyton (drinking vessel) in the Shape of a Donkey Head</em>
This painting shows us Van Gogh's bedroom. The room is simply furnished, except for the artist's own paintings hanging on the walls by depicting a personal space, Van Gogh essentially created a...
Activity: <em>The Bedroom</em>
An introduction for young readers to Mary Cassatt's The Child's Bath, 1893. Explore the tender moment between the woman and child and hunt for patterns in this painting inspired by Japanese prints.
An introduction to Caillebotte's contribution as an artist and art collector and a study of his monumental painting Paris Street; Rainy Day and its likely influence on Georges Seurat.
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
Street Scenes in Times of Peace is a long, painted handscroll that shows off the wide range of people and activities typical of a large 14th-century Chinese city. This scroll offers a rare...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Street Scenes in Times of Peace</em>
Genre painting, or scenes of everyday life, came into prominence during the presidency of Andrew Jackson (1829–37) as an expression of popular taste. In Walking the Line, William Sidney...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Walking the Line</em> by William Sidney Mount
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
Martina Nehrling makes colorful paintings that pulse with an interior rhythm. She says, "When I paint I am sounding out elements of my everyday life, and I am captivated by the richly textured...
Audio Lecture: Martina Nehrling Connects with Vuillard
Discussion questions and activity ideas pertaining to Walking the Line by William Sidney Mount.
Classroom or Home Activity: Art Imitates Life—Jacksonian America
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