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The curator of the exhibition Drawings in Dialogue: Old Master through Modern discusses how this extraordinary collection of richly varied drawings came together, and highlights some of the...
Audio Lecture: Curator's Talk: Drawings in Dialogue
The paper is placed over the plate and run through a strong press that pushes the paper into the grooves to make the impression. Printing was done either by specialty establishments or by artists...
Printmaking Technique: Etching Illustration 3
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
Afterward, ink is applied into the grooves and the surface of the plate is wiped clean, so that the grooves are the only areas still holding ink.
Process image created by Matt Stolle and...
Printmaking Technique: Etching Illustration 2
The surface of this raised design is then inked and printed. Because Munch chose to work on the soft side grain of the block rather than the hard end grain, the tree’s growth rings were visible in...
Printmaking Technique: Woodcut Illustration 2
Katsukawa Shunko's print captures the Kabuki actor Ichikawa Danjûro in his role as Kazusa no Gorobei Tadamitsu in a play called "Returning Home in Splendor." In works such as this one the worlds of...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>The Actor Ichikawa Danjûroô V as Kazusa no Gorobei Tadamitsu</em> by Katsukawa Shunkô
Sharecropper shows Elizabeth Catlett’s activism on behalf of African American women in the South, who she believed maintained their dignity in the face of great adversity. Includes...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Sharecropper</em> by Elizabeth Catlett
A brief essay focusing on Elizabeth Catlett's Sharecropper. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Sharecropper</em> by Elizabeth Catlett
Explore the theme of travel and motion in art. The packet surveys the history of transportation: movement on land, water, and, ultimately, lifting off, soaring through the sky. Nine works of art from...
Teacher Manual: Art on the Move
An introduction to Cassatt's series of prints, inspired by Japanese woodblock prints, of scenes from a woman's daily life.
Video: Cassatt and Printmaking
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