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Walter Ellison portrayed a train station in his native Georgia and commented on the racial climate in the United States in the 1930s. White Southerners board trains for vacation destinations, while...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Train Station</em> by Walter Ellison
The image represents the long-awaited return of Odysseus, which is the climax of the epic poem the Odyssey by Greek poet Homer. Romare Howard Bearden's use of collage gives a modern look to this...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>The Return of Odysseus (Homage to Pintoricchio and Benin)</em> by Romare Bearden
In Many Mansions, our eyes are first drawn to the sign above the colorful flower garden, announcing the eight towers of Chicago 's Stateway Gardens projects seen in the distance. Kerry James...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Many Mansions</em> by Kerry James Marshall
See how portraits, like this daguerrotype of abolitionist Frederick Douglass, capture a person's appearance and...
Family Activity: Frame Your Portrait
Learn about an artwork made from found objects and construct one yourself. Includes an art-making activity. Introduction: Richard Hunt's...
Family Activity: Finding Art
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 Archibald J. Motley, Jr.'s Nightlife. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Nightlife</em> by Archibald Motley, Jr.
A brief essay focusing on Hale Woodruff and his painting Twilight. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Twilight</em> by Hale Woodruff
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
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