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Speakers for this symposium provided a rich overview of documentary photography from the 1940s through the 1990s. In this lecture, Abigail Solomon-Godeau, professor of history of art and architecture...
Audio Lecture: Symposium—Material Witness: Documentary since the 1940s (Abigail Solomon-Godeau)
Speakers for this symposium provided a rich overview of documentary photography from the 1940s through the 1990s. In this lecture, Sophie Hackett, assistant curator of photography, Art Gallery of...
Audio Lecture: Symposium—Material Witness: Documentary since the 1940s (Sophie Hackett)
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
Curator Martha Tedeschi explores how the artist's influential experiments in watercolor and unorthodox ideas about framing helped create modern objects that surge with emotion.
Audio Lecture: Seeing Things: John Marin's Watercolors
Discussion questions and activity ideas to be used with the following works of art: Roof, Summer Night; Nighthawks; Nightlife; and Trolley, New Orleans. After...
Classroom or Home Activity: Sights and Sounds of the City
Discussion questions and activity ideas to be used with the following works of art: Distant View of Niagara Falls; Yosemite; Roof, Summer Night; Tanks #2; ...
Classroom or Home Activity: Realism and Idealism—Art and Literature
Luis Perez Oramas, Museum of Modern Art, New York City, examines Brazilian artist Lygia Clark's work.
Audio Lecture: Lygia Clark: A Laboratory for the End of Art
Curator Sarah Kelly discusses self-taught artist Horace Pippin's layered paint technique and reviews primary sources that seem to have inspired his famous Cabin in the Cotton images.
Audio Lecture: Horace Pippin's <em>Cabin in the Cotton</em>
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
Discussion questions and activiity ideas to be used with Nighthawks and Nightlife. Students will investigate nightlife in 1940s America and compare and contrast the two works of art.
Classroom or Home Activity: Nightlife
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