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This self-guide was created to accompany the 2006 exhibition The Silk Road and Beyond: Travel, Trade, and Transformation at the Art Institute. The guide includes informational text and...
Museum Guide: Self-Guide: Traveling the Silk Road and Beyond at the Art Institute
This packet explores the relationship between Vincent van Gogh and Paul Gauguin through 11 images executed before, during, and after their brief but explosive time in Arles in 1888. Includes an...
Teacher Manual: Van Gogh and Gauguin
As part of an effort to shape the future of scholarly publishing, the Getty Foundation in 2009 invited the Art Institute of Chicago and eight other museums to participate in a venture called the...
Online Catalogue: Renoir's <em>The Laundress</em>, 1877-79
Learn more about transparent and opaque watercolor.
National Gallery of Art works featured in...
Video: Transparent and Opaque Watercolor
Paola Cabal is a graduate of the School of the Art Institute and a recent recipient of the prestigious Richard H. Driehaus Award for emerging artists. For Artists Connect, Paola discusses the...
Audio Lecture: Artists Connect: Paola Cabal Connects with Vija Celmins
In celebration of the 400th birthday anniversary of Rembrandt, art historian Stephanie Dickey describes the young genius's grappling with the art of the past, his irreverent sense of humor, and his...
Audio Lecture: Breaking Away: How Rembrandt Became an Original Artist
See another work where Homer's alteration from underdrawing to watercolor changes the apparent meaning of the scene.
National Gallery of Art object featured in the video:
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Video: Underdrawing and Alteration
Looming in the center of Peter Blume's painting is a monumental rock, fractured yet enduring, a powerful symbol of humanity's tenacity and capacity to survive. Men and women struggle to go on living...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>The Rock</em> by Peter Blume
Celebrating the joys of family ties, this composition by Doris Lee shows a bustling group of women and children preparing the annual feast in a traditional rural kitchen. This teaching packet...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Thanksgiving</em> by Doris Lee
A brief essay focusing on Still Life—Strawberries, Nuts, & c., by Raphaelle Peale. This painting signals cultivation in both the scientific and cultural senses of the world. The...
Essay: <em>Still Life—Strawberries, Nuts, &amp; c.,</em> by Raphaelle Peale
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