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Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks, with its carefully constructed composition and lack of narrative, has a timeless quality that transcends its particular locale. One of the best-known images of...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Nighthawks</em> by Edward Hopper
American Gothic remains one of the most famous paintings in the history of American art. It is a primary example of Regionalism preferring depictions of rural American subjects rendered in a...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>American Gothic</em> by Grant Wood
This brief essay examines The Rock by Peter Blume. Looming in the center of the painting is a monumental rock, fractured yet enduring, a powerful symbol of humanity's tenacity and capacity...
Essay: <em>The Rock</em> by Peter Blume
A brief essay focusing on American Gothic which remains one of the most famous paintings in the history of American art. It is a primary example of Regionalism preferring depictions of rural...
Essay: <em>American Gothic</em> by Grant Wood
A brief essay focusing on the painting Mrs. Daniel Hubbard (Mary Greene) which is one of approximately 300 portraits of American colonists—primarily wealthy and influential Bostonians—that...
Essay: <em>Mrs. Daniel Hubbard (Mary Greene)</em> by John Singleton Copley
Introduce your students to 19th- and 20th-century African American art in the Art Institute's collection from works by Henry Ossawa Tanner to Kerry James Marshall's mural-sized paintings. This manual...
Teacher Manual: African American Art at the Art Institute of Chicago
A brief essay focusing on the work of Walter Ellison, specifically Train Station and The Sunny South. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Train Station</em> by Walter Ellison
Explore the fundamentals of the social studies curriculum through works in the Art Institute's collection. This packet can be used to teach across the curriculum; strengthening children's...
Teacher Manual: Self, Family, and Community
Thanksgiving celebrates the joys of family ties. The bustling kitchen is filled with life and love as a group of women prepares the annual feast.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Thanksgiving</em> by Doris Lee
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
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