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Barbara Kruger is known for works that provocatively integrate photographs and text. Her art reveals and challenges the ways in which images used in the commercial media often perpetuate stereotypes...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>We Will Not Become What We Mean to You</em> by Barbara Kruger
A brief essay focusing on Roy DeCarava's Dancers, New York. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Dancers, New York</em> by Roy DeCarava
A brief essay focusing on Lorna Simpson's Outline. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Outline</em> by Lorna Simpson
Joyce Niemanas' photograph juxtposing an image of Hulk Hogan with one of Marilyn Monroe results in a fabricated image that crosses time periods and merges genders. She challenges the viewer and...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>M &amp; H</em> by Joyce Niemanas
Gettysburg was the battle that marked the beginning of the end for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and this photograph printed by Alexander Gardner documents its casualties strewn across the...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Gettysburg</em> by Timothy O'Sullivan
As the frontier moved westward and industrialization began to change the character of the landscape, Americans increasingly turned to photographs as a means of celebrating technology as well as of...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Yosemite</em> by Carleton Watkins
Suspended in midair, legs splayed, this pole vaulter must have been photographed in the split-second that he catapulted over the photographer's head. Rodchenko liked to use radical points of view,...
Activity: <em>Untitled</em> (Pole Vaulter)
Excerpted from the teacher manual Telling Images: Stories in Art this chapter focuses on the artwork Heirs Come to Pass, 3 by Martina Lopez. Includes information about the artist,...
Stories shape our knowledge and understanding of the world we live in. Telling stories helps all of us to understand who we are and what we believe. For visual artists the challenge is to tell a...
Teacher Manual: Telling Images: Stories in Art
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
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