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Step into the light-filled scene that Tanner depicted and learn about the artist's upbringing and career.
Video: Tanner's <em>The Two Disciples at the Tomb</em>
This bold and colorful sketchbook was made by Charles Wilbert White (1918-1979), an African American painter and printmaker. In fact, he started it while he was a student at the School of the Art...
Turning the Pages: Charles White Sketchbook, 1937-42
Watch an analysis of Walter Ellison's painting Train Station and learn how the Great Migration impacted African Americans' lives in the 1930s.

Artist Walter Ellison's Train...
Video: Walter Ellison's <em>Train Station</em>
Presented by the Community Associates Guest Artist Program, artist and educator Nick Cave describes working between the visual and performing arts to explore the body's role as intersection for sound...
Audio Lecture: Nick Cave
Melanie Herzog, Edgewood College, revisits Elizabeth Catlett’s place in a lively community of socially conscious Chicago artists in the 1940s. Presented with the Terra Foundation for American Art.
Audio Lecture: Elizabeth Catlett—Affiliations in Chicago
Charles Wilbert White depicted the dignity of rural labor with two powerful figures. The contours of scythe, hat brims, and forearms echo the curves of the horizon and clouds, portraying these...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Harvest Talk</em> by Charles White
This painting depicts the dignified, Chicago-based artist Archibald J. Motley, Jr. The traditional composition and lively colors that hint of his future Bronzeville paintings offer a glimpse into the...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Self-Portrait</em> by Archibald J. Motley, Jr.
See how portraits, like this daguerrotype of abolitionist Frederick Douglass, capture a person's appearance and...
Family Activity: Frame Your Portrait
A brief essay focusing on Richard Hunt's Hero Construction. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Hero Construction</em> By Richard Hunt

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