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Roof, Summer Night is at once harsh and charming; the heat of the summer evening and economic hardship are softened by the roof dwellers' resourcefulness and acceptance of the situation....
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Roof, Summer Night</em> by John Sloan
Based on an interactive and educational exhibition on view at the Art Institute of Chicago from 2003–2007; this manual explores the museum's diverse collection through eleven works that relate to the...
Teacher Manual: Faces, Places, &amp; Inner Spaces
Louis Lozowick celebrates the clean, crisp beauty of New York's buildings, bridges, and industry and elevated the graphic images of the modern city to new moral and aesthetic dimensions. Includes...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Tanks #2</em> by Louis Lozowick
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
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
Placidus Sprenger, a Benedictine monk, print historian, and librarian in eighteenth-century Bavaria, collected devotional prints when these pilgrimage souvenirs had become less spiritually central to...
Turning the Pages: Devotional Scrapbook, 1798
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
At this point the drawn areas will attract greasy printing ink, while the porous limestone will repel it. Then the artist or printer removes the drawing material so that the stone appears to be—but...
Printmaking Technique: Lithography Illustration 2
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