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A brief essay focusing on Roy DeCarava's Dancers, New York. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Dancers, New York</em> by Roy DeCarava
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...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Dancing Girl</em> by Paul Klee
Explore Degas's drawing of a popular French ballerina and try your hand at a pastel art activity.
Questions for discussion and classroom activities for Renoir's painting of two sisters performing in a circus.
Explore the lines in Degas' sculpture of a ballerina and imitate the poses with your own body to make a line.
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 essay examines the painting Nightlife in which Motley uses both color and composition to convey a sense of energy and high spririts. The tilted perspective and overlapping limbs convey...
Essay: <em>Nightlife</em> by Archibald J. Motley, Jr.
In Nightlife, Archibald Motley uses both color and composition to convey a sense of energy and high spririts. The tilted perspective and overlapping limbs convey a sense of constriction and...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Nightlife</em> by Archibald Motley, Jr.
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>
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