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Painter Jan Steen is best known for his humorous scenes of daily life. He loved to show people eating, drinking, dancing, or playing music. The man strumming a lute may be Steen himself. The other...
Activity: <em>The Family Concert </em>
A concise biography about Bazille's life and work.
The turbulent, emotional Romantic spirit and the art that it inspired held no fascination for artist Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres. He strove for order and restraint in every drawing and painting he...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Amédée-David, the Comte de Pastoret</em> by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres
A brief essay focusing on Cabin in the Cotton by Horace Pippin. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Cabin in the Cotton</em> by Horace Pippin
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
Distant View of Niagara Falls portrays a uniquely American scene: sugar maples with their red autumn leaves; two Native Americans gazing in reverence; and the powerful falls, one of the...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Distant View of Niagara Falls</em>
Our eyes are first drawn to the sign above the colorful flower garden announcing the eight towers of Chicago 's Stateway Gardens projects seen in the distance. Kerry James Marshall combined the real...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Many Mansions</em> by Kerry James Marshall
A brief essay focusing on Chicago artist Kerry James Marshall's Many Mansions. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Many Mansions</em> by Kerry James Marshall
Mother and Child offers a sense of security that exists in a loving family relationship. The figures have large, solid bodies that may remind the viewer of classical sculptures rather than...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Mother and Child</em> by Pablo Picasso
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.
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