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Barbara Hepworth's Two Figures represents the artist's fusion of geometry and nature. The teak sculpture is composed of two vertical forms that are situated on a platform and punctuated by white...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Two Figures (Menhirs)</em> by Barbara Hepworth
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
Wendy Doniger, University of Chicago, traced a centuries-old dispute
on the symbolism of a genre of votary object representing Hindu god
Shiva. James Cuno, president and director of the...
Audio Lecture: The Lingam Made Flesh: Split-Level Symbolism in Hindu Art
Art plays an integral role in the daily lives of African people. While their forms, textures, and colors may be visually dazzling, awe-inspiring, or even frightening, African art objects also provide...
Teacher Manual: Arts of Africa
Uncover the world of ancient Egypt, Greece, and Italy through 20 works from the Art Institute's Ancient collection. This extensive manual includes historical essays, discussion questions, classroom...
Teacher Manual: Art of the Ancient Mediterranean World
The arts of Africa are a vehicle for showing students the intricate tapestry of diverse peoples, languages, and cultures that is Africa. By using examples from the African collection of the Art...
Teacher Manual: Arts of Africa
This teaching manual was produced to assist teachers in maximizing their educational experience with the exhibition Art Inside Out: Exploring Art and Culture through Time which encouraged viewers to...
Teacher Manual: Art Inside Out: Exploring Art and Culture through Time
Excerpted from the teacher manual Telling Images: Stories in Art this chapter focuses on the Royal Altar Tusk which was created in mid-19th century Nigeria. Includes information...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Royal Altar Tusk</em>
Excerpted from the teacher manual Telling Images: Stories in Art this chapter focuses on the artwork Statue of a Standing Vishnu which was created in 16th century India. Includes...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Statue of a Standing Vishnu</em>
Boats were the most important means of transportation in ancient Egypt. This model of a boat, complete with its crew, was placed in an ancient Egyptian tomb to insure that the deceased would have...
Activity: Egyptian Model Boat
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