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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
Although this painting looks simple at first glance, the artist has given us a great deal of information to read with our eyes. This whimsical painting portrays a girl dancing in the rain and can be...
Activity: <em>Dancing Girl</em>
The masks illustrated and discussed in this packet, all from the Art Institute collection, demonstrate the great variety of form content, and medium which characterize mask production in Africa. The...
Teacher Manual: Masks of Africa
This teaching packet was written to complement the exhibition Degas: Beyond Impressionism whichwas the first exhibition devoted exclusively to Degas's work of the 1890s and 1900s. This teaching...
Teacher Manual: Edgar Degas
An introduction to Renoir's charming and innocent portrayal of sister acrobats in The Cirque Fernando.
A careful study of Gauguin's stylized painting that was inspired by his South Seas experience.
An introduction to one of two known sculptural studies by the artist treating a Spaninsh theme.
An introduction to Degas's preoccupation with dancers, and a formal analysis of one of his oil paintings dealing with the subject.
An introduction to one of Degas's pastel dance scenes, along with suggestions for classroom discussions and activities.
An introduction to Degas's bronze statuettes and suggestions for classroom discussions and activities.

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