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This painting depicts the dignified, Chicago-based artist Archibald Motley, Jr. The traditional composition and lively colors that hint of his future Bronzeville paintings offer a glimpse into the...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Self-Portrait</em> by Archibald Motley, Jr.
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.
A brief essay focusing on Marion Perkins' Man of Sorrows. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Man of Sorrows</em> by Marion Perkins
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
A brief essay focusing on Romare Bearden's The Return of Odysseus (Homage to Pintoricchio and Benin). Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>The Return of Odysseus (Homage to Pintoricchio and Benin)</em> by Romare Bearden
In this lesson plan, students will explore the life and portraits of Frederick Douglass in order to gain an understanding of the history of slavery in...
Lesson Plan: Heroes in Art
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 Samuel J. Miller and his photograph of Frederic Douglass. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Frederick Douglass</em> by Samuel J. Miller
Artist Rhonda Wheatley looks at the inspiration taken from paintings and sculpture by Cy Twombly, whose recent works will inaugurate the Modern Wing in May 2009.
Audio Lecture: Rhonda Wheatley Connects with Cy Twombly
Adepeju Layiwola, professor at University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria, expands on her entry in the landmark exhibition catalogue Benin Kings and Rituals: Court Arts from Nigeria. In her lecture...
Audio Lecture: Edo Art and the Reconstruction of Memory
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